Police arrest man after Newburgh ShotSpotter indicates gunfire

Actual firearm recovered from Alleyne by Newburgh City PD

NEWBURGH – A 33-year-old man has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and other related charges after Newburgh City Police found him standing in an area of Washington and South Johnston streets where the ShotSpotter program alerted to gunfire.

Officers detained Roger Alleyne who was in possession of a defaced, loaded Taurus .380 caliber handgun.

There were no known victims stemming from the 1 a.m. Tuesday incident.

Police are looking for any witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Newburgh City Police at 845-569-7509. Caller can remain anonymous.


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