Four people were arrested while sitting in a car on Sunrise Highway in Massapequa early Tuesday after officers found burglary tools and a gun in the vehicle, Nassau County police said.
Plainclothes officers were on patrol near Grove St. and Seaford Ave. in Massapequa around 2:10 a.m., when they noticed vehicle parked across from a side gate of LI Power Sports at 4116 Sunrise Highway.
The officers saw a bolt cutter and pry bar in the back seat of the car, police said in a news release. After the officers obtained consent to search the car, they found a 9mm handgun in the trunk, as well as numerous ski masks and gloves inside the car, said police.
All four were charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and possession of burglary tools. They were held overnight in police custody and are scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.