Police arrested a 21-year-old man who allegedly had a loaded handgun in his vehicle during a traffic stop on Long Island.
Ryan Perry, of Blountstown, Florida, was arrested around 4:45 p.m., Thursday, May 13, after being stopped in East Garden City, said Nassau County Police.
According to detectives, officers spotted a 2021 GMC pickup driving southbound on Dibblee Drive with an expired registration and stopped the vehicle in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn.
During an investigation, officers discovered a loaded handgun inside the vehicle, police said.
Perry was arrested and charged with:
- Criminal possession of a weapon
- Criminal Possession of a firearm
- Traffic infractions
He was arraigned on Friday, May 14 in Mineola.
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