Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 25 year old REGINALD CHASE of NASSAU VILLAGE.
Police want to question him in connection with a shooting incident that has left a police officer in hospital, in stable condition.
The incident reportedly occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday.
Preliminary reports indicate that a uniform officer was performing duties at the hospital when an incident occurred which resulted in the police officer being shot to the face and the suspect making good his escape with a police weapon.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of REGINALD CHASE is asked to contact police @ 919, 322-3333/4, the CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT@502-9991, 502-9910 or CRIMESTOPPERS @ 328-TIPS.
POLICE CONTINUE TO CONFISCATE FIREARMS
In three separate incidents, officers of the Mobile Division have removed three handguns along with a quantity of ammunition from the streets of New Providence.
In the first incident around 11:20 pm on Friday, officers of the Mobile Division acting on information conducted a search of a residence at Cox Way off East Street where they uncovered a flare gun.
Three people, two males age 26 and 24 years and a 28 year old female, all occupants of the home were taken into custody.
The second weapon was confiscated around 3:50 am on Saturday.
Initial police reports indicate that officers from the Mobile Division were on routine patrol on East Street, south of Malcolm Road when they observed a male wearing dark clothing acting suspiciously.
It is reported that the culprit on seeing the officers fled. Officers pursued the him and subsequently arrested him after he was found in possession of handgun and ammunition.
The third weapon was confiscated at 4:30 am on Saturday.
Preliminary reports indicate that officers from the Mobile Division were on routine patrol on Wulff Road, west of Claridge Road when they observed two men in a SD vehicle acting suspiciously.
Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and discovered a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition.
Active police investigations into all matters continue.