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21-Year-Old Caught With Loaded Handgun In Long Island Traffic Stop, Police Say

Ryan Perry
Ryan Perry Photo Credit: Nassau County Police

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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