NY Troopers make SAFE Act arrest in New Lebanon

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NEW LEBANON, N.Y. – A man has been charged under the New York State SAFE Act after troopers found he had a handgun in his car with the loaded magazine containing nine rounds of ammunition, rather than the limit of seven rounds.

State Police issued a traffic stop for 31-year-old Gregory Dean of Hopewell Junction on Route 22 in New Lebanon Sunday night for an inadequate license plate lamp.

While interviewing Dean, troopers observed a handgun on the front passenger seat that was partially covered by a sweatshirt. Investigation revealed a Smith and Wesson semi-automatic .40 caliber handgun was legally possessed, but police say it was revealed that the loaded magazine contained nine rounds of ammunition, rather than the limit of seven rounds, as required by the SAFE Act.

Dean was also found to be driving with a suspended license.

Dean tells the NEWS CENTER he was the one who alerted troopers to the loaded gun, and “having too many bullets in magazine was an honest mistake.”

He says he “does not watch the news and was unaware of the new law.” He also wanted to thank those who supported him after his arrest.

He was charged with Unlawful Possession of Certain Ammunition Feeding Devices and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, both misdemeanors.


5 thoughts on “NY Troopers make SAFE Act arrest in New Lebanon

  1. P-unks
    They are providing material aid and support to the TERRORISTS by undermining and destroying the U.S. Constitution.

  2. This imbecilic law was pushed through by the semi-retarded sewer rat governor of New York (who would be driving a cab if his lowlife father wasn’t a previous governor). This mess would do anything that would put him up one step further to the seat of scam artist in chief (president)…
    This semi-retarded sewer rat held a press conference after pushing through this moronic law screaming “he was the first to address this”…
    This incompetant trash sounded like a mongoloid screaming in a school for the retarded…

  3. Lying bastards!

    ” troopers observed a handgun on the front passenger seat that was partially covered by a sweatshirt.”

    Yeah right! These criminals in uniforms always observe the contraband item on the seat or on the dashboard, because they believe we are so fing dumb, we will believe anything.

    Years ago, one cop “observed a green flaky substance in a clear plastic bag” on the seat of my car, while another one of them was interrogating me for running a red light that actually remained yellow as I passed completely through the intersection.

    And the “green flaky substance” that they observed was UNDER the front seat in a bag within a zippered pouch. Yes I had a miniscule amount of pot in my car, discovered in an illegal search.

    These creeps carry unserialized pistols and bags of drugs to plant at the scene to cover their illegal searches, and cover their murders of innocent unarmed citizens when they get trigger happy.

    And they get paid leave while they are “investigated”, and are almost always found not guilty after the white wash “investigation”.

    The thin blue line is the razor slice across our throat.

  4. If the Gestapo stopped him for a burned out light, they are in need of reasons to get their ticket numbers. Any lame excuse to stop people and make up a case for something greater.

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