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Loaded Gun Seized After New Road Crash

Police said Irvington man did not have a handgun carrying permit.

An Irvington man was released on $10,000 bail after police said they found a loaded 9mm GLOCK handgun on his backseat following a car crash on Saturday on New Road.

Ernst Simeon, 33, was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a handgun and aggravated assault.

Additional police presence was requested after officers responded to the scene of the crash, 260 New Road, around 7:30 p.m. and found Simeon to have a handgun in the back pocket of the front passenger seat of his Chevy Trailblazer, according to a press release sent by Ptl. Earl Kinsey. Kinsey said Simeon did not have a permit to carry a handgun.

Simeon was transported to the police station and released on bail. No injuries were reported at the scene of the crash.

in the loop December 29, 2012 at 02:27 AM
Are we sure u r actually thinking this through
in the loop December 29, 2012 at 02:31 AM
Do any of u know gun laws? After school in conn. And firefighters in upstate n.y. who cares how police get guns off streets.
Kenneth Kaplan December 29, 2012 at 06:36 AM
I care, and anyone literate enough to read the Constitution cares.
Mikey December 29, 2012 at 08:56 AM
Kenneth...literate or liberal?
takm December 30, 2012 at 07:05 PM
hey loopey, do you think about you comments before posting them or are they just an impulse. the only stupid comments are yours!!!


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