Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced today that Demetrius Williams
Upon arrival, the officers met with a Yamaha employee and the defendant, and learned that the dispute was regarding a civil matter concerning nonpayment on a previous motor scooter purchase.
Both parties agreed that until payment could be made, the scooter would remain at Yamaha.
The dispute having been resolved, the police left.
A short time later, at approximately , the police were contacted again by the Yamaha employee, who advised them that while inspecting the motor scooter returned by the defendant, he observed what he believed to be a handgun in the locked compartment located under the seat.
Officers returned and inspected the scooter where they found a loaded semi-automatic 9 mm handgun in the locked compartment under the seat.
The defendant was arrested.
defendant faces a minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15 years in state prison when
Assistant District Attorney Brian Bendish of the Gang Violence and Firearms Bureau is prosecuting the case.