Brooklyn man arrested in Inwood for gun possession


Uton Powell, 25, of Brooklyn, was arrested in Inwood on September 11 at 9:41 p.m. after Nassau police recovered a loaded handgun during an investigation.

According to police while on patrol, they discovered Powell's 2021 BMW making an unsafe lane change with excessive window tints. Officers conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop at the intersection of Nassau Expressway and Burnside Avenue where police placed Powell in custody after recovering a handgun during an investigation.

Powell is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm and multiple traffic violations.

He was arraigned on Sept. 12 at First District Court in Hempstead.