On March 11, members of the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Narcotic Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the Town of Carmel. As a result of the investigation, three firearms were seized including one personally made firearm, also known as a "ghost gun". Investigators arrested a 33-year-old Mahopac man, who has a previous felony conviction for Robbery in the Third Degree. He was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree. He was arraigned in the Town of Carmel Justice Court and released on electronic monitoring.
Investigators were assisted in the investigation by the Town of Carmel Police Department, Westchester County Police Department, Putnam County District Attorney's Office, and the FBI.