On September 28th, 2022 at about 7:30 AM New Rochelle Police Detectives, assisted by Detectives from the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force executed a search warrant for ghost guns on a New Rochelle home.
This was a culmination of efforts of these agencies over a period of several months after receiving information that a suspect at this home was building ghost guns. This is part of a continuing initiative to combat illegal handguns in New Rochelle as well as Westchester County.
Jose Solano-Gaspar, 24 years of age, of New Rochelle, NY.
NYS Penal Law 265.01-B Criminal Possession of a Firearm (2 counts) – E Felony
NYS Penal Law 265.02 Criminal Possession of Weapon 3rd Degree (2 counts - extended mag) – D Felony
Found in the search were:
2 fully loaded ghost guns, 4 incomplete handguns in the process of being completed, a loaded AR-15 magazine, 9 loaded handgun magazines, 5 polymer 80 kits for building ghost guns, 3 stun guns and assorted boxes of ammunition.