Friday, February 4, 2011

Nassau County Police Department Fifth Precinct POP Unit Project 21 Arrest

On February 2, at the Sunoco Gas Station located at 1200 Rockaway Avenue in Valley Stream, police made an arrest for selling drug paraphernalia. In response to numerous community complaints for local convenience stores selling drug paraphernalia to youths, Police Officers conducted an investigation using an Undercover Police Agent who purchased one package containing 100 drug bags (glassine envelopes) from the defendant. Officers observed a large quantity of drug paraphernalia behind the counter in plain view.

Fifth Precinct Problem Oriented Policing Unit or POP Officers were also conducting Project 21 which targets underage sales of alcohol products to minors. The defendant sold an alcoholic beverage to an undercover Police Agent who is under the age of twenty one. The defendant did not ask for any form of identification in showing proof of age. Officers made an arrest at: Roniely Deli 691 Woodfield Road, Lakeview.

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