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Two Gang Members Arrested, Drugs and Weapons Seized in Huntington

Andre Knox

Andre Knox

Suffolk County Police today arrested two gang members on drug charges and seized weapons following the execution of a search warrant at a residence at 55 Cedar Drive in Huntington  today.

As part of the Suffolk County Police Department’s continuing enforcement efforts in the Town of Huntington, Narcotics Section detectives, Second Precinct Special Operations Team detectives, Criminal Intelligence Bureau detectives, and officers from the Second Precinct Gang Unit, Emergency Service Section and Canine Section, a search warrant was executed at 55 Cedar Drive today. Investigators seized a loaded .40 caliber Smith and Wesson semiautomatic handgun, cocaine, marijuana, cash, digital scales and an assortment of drug packaging equipment. The drugs had a street value of more than $3,000.

Wesley Erickson

Wesley Erickson

Wesley Erickson, 31, a resident of the home, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, two counts of Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

Andre Knox, 37, of 29 E 8th St., Huntington Station, was charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree.

Erickson and Knox, who are both members of the Old Station Soldiers gang, will be held overnight at the Second Precinct and are scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on September 11.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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