Three men were arrested and "an assortment of drugs, drug paraphernalia and weapons were seized after Islands Precinct officers stopped a vehicle moving through an intensive patrol operation Wednesday afternoon," a police spokesperson says.
John James Monahan Jr., 20, of Dallas, GA, was charged with possession of drug-related objects for use and having illegally tinted windows on his car. Kenneth Michael Robinson, 23, of the 1100 block of East 53rd Street, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Both of them and Napoleon Ramon Graham, 24, of an Eagle Street address, were charged with obstruction. Graham was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for a bite from a police canine officer "stemming from his resistance."
The three men and a female were in a car "with illegal degrees of window tinting driving slowly through a heavy patrol of the Edgemore-Sackville neighborhoods about 4 p.m. Crime Suppression Unit officers on bicycles and in cars pursued it to Waters and 66th Street where they performed a traffic stop," police say.
Each of the men initially refused to cooperate with police officers. The investigation into the assortment of drugs and weapons found in the vehicle is continuing.