Three arrested in Newburgh with loaded handgun

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NEWBURGH – Three men were arrested and charged last Friday with possessing a loaded handgun following an encounter in the City of Newburgh.
Orange County sheriff’s deputies assigned to a directed patrol aimed at reducing gun violence in the city approached a suspicious vehicle on Johnston Street with the passenger door opened and an item was thrown under the car.  A search of the area turned up a .38 caliber revolver with the serial number removed.
Charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon were Lashawn Grey, 19, and Demetrice McClean, 21, both of Newburgh, and Maurice Everett, 20, of Cameron, North Carolina.
They are all in the Orange County Jail in lieu of $50,000 each