Suffolk County Police First Squad Neighborhood Enforcement/Special Operations Team detectives (NE/SOT) executed a search warrant at 630 South Service Road in Dix Hills at 1:15 a.m. and recovered a 380 cal. Hi-Point semi-automatic handgun, a 9mm Cobray MAC-10 and approximately 100 bags of heroin. Jason Cooper, 29, of that address and Charles Desnoyers, 29 of 1 Cornell Drive, Wheatley Heights, were arrested.
Cooper was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree. Desnoyers was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree. Both will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip today.
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