Sag Harbor Police Find Loaded Gun, Two Pounds of Marijuana During Traffic Stop

Deandre M. Owens was charged with two felonies, a misdemeanor, and multiple traffic violations after a traffic stop in Sag Harbor Monday night. Sag Harbor Village Police Department

A teenager from Calverton was caught with a loaded handgun and two pounds of marijuana during a traffic in Sag Harbor Village on Monday evening, Chief Austin J. McGuire said. 

Police Officer David Hansen was on patrol when he saw a 1998 Nissan make an improper turn onto Main Street at about 10:10 p.m. He stopped the vehicle on Long Island Avenue.

The driver and owner of the Nissan, Deandre M. Owens, 19, of Calverton, was in possession of a loaded 9-millimeter handgun and two pounds of marijuana, the chief said. The gun had been defaced — the serial number had been removed. 

Police did not indicate where the weapon and the marijuana were found. 

Mr. Owens was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, a felony, criminal possession of marijuana, also a felony, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor, and multiple traffic infractions. 

He was arraigned in Sag Harbor Village Justice Court on Tuesday morning and held on $10,000 bail. 

The passenger in the vehicle, Niekko Massicci, 20, of Calverton, was arrested on a bench warrant out of Riverhead Town Justice Court. He was turned over to the Riverhead Town Police Department.