A 29-year-old man was arrested and faces weapons charges after he allegedly threatened patrons of a Nyack restaurant with a loaded handgun.
The Orangetown Police Department responded to a report of menacing with a firearm Monday, Dec. 31 at around 1:20 a.m. in O’Malley’s at 108 Main Street in Nyack. Kyel Solomon of Nyack allegedly displayed a firearm in a threatening manner at four patrons.
Upon police arrival, the victims provided a description of Solomon. When trying to place him under arrest, police say he “violently” resisted.
After Solomon was successfully taken into custody, police recovered a loaded .32-caliber gun from the scene. Solomon was taken to Orangetown Police Headquarters and faces the following charges:
- Criminal possession of a weapon (loaded firearm), a second-degree Felony
- Second-degree menacing (four counts), a misdemeanor
- Resisting arrest, a misdemeanor
Solomon is scheduled to be arraigned in front of the Honorable Judge Robert Knoebel of the Nyack Justice Court.
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