Poughkeepsie man arrested for illegal handgun possession
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander
On March 12, 2021, the New York State Police from the Community Stabilization Unit and the Wappinger barracks arrested Corey A. Latimer Jr., age 20, of Poughkeepsie, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor, Obstruction of Governmental Administration in the 2nd degree, and Resisting Arrest, misdemeanors. A 16-year-old juvenile was also arrested, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 4th degree.
At approximately 3:05 p.m., Troopers conducted a traffic stop of a 2002 Honda sedan on State Route 9D in the city of Beacon for violations of the vehicle and traffic law. Investigation found that two occupants were found to be in possession of a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun, and approximately 57.5 grams of marijuana.
Corey Latimer was arraigned before the city of Beacon Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, $25,000 secure bond, or $75,000 unsecured bond. Latimer is next scheduled to appear before the court on March 17, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. The 16-year-old was arraigned before the Youth Part Court and released under supervision. The juvenile is scheduled to reappear before the Youth Part Court on March 15, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.