• Suffolk County Sheriff

Arrest: Attempted Criminal Purchase of a Weapon

11/30/19: Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Alfred Dimech, 57, of Mastic, NY, for attempted criminal purchase of a weapon. Mr. Dimech attempted to purchase a shotgun on 06/29/19 at Benson’s Gun Shop, Coram, NY, knowing he was prohibited by law from possessing a firearm due to a prior felony conviction in NYS for DWI: previous conviction designated offense within 10 years and three prior felony convictions in the state of Missouri. He was charged with attempted criminal purchase of a weapon and offering a false instrument for filing in the 2nd degree.

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