State Police Troop "L" Announce the Arrest of a Shirley Man for Possessing a Loaded Firearm

Major David C. Candelaria
Troop L Commander

Press Release

On Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 4:40 pm, on the Southern State Parkway westbound west of exit 39 (Deer Park Ave.), a Trooper from the Brentwood Barracks observed a 2016 Toyota Camry speeding at 76MPH.  The Trooper conducted a traffic stop and the investigation at the scene revealed that the driver, Fitzroy Johnson, age 27, was in possession of a loaded Glock semi-automatic handgun.

Mr. Johnson was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D Felony), Criminal Possession of a Firearm (E Felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th (A Misdemeanor).  Mr. Johnson is scheduled to be arraigned today.