DOS Picks Up Some Hardware While Cleaning Lot
A team of Department of Sanitation (DOS) workers cleaning an empty lot at Beach 56 Place nearby the boardwalk in Arverne Wednesday found a discarded 9-millimeter automatic laying in the weeded lot. Police were called and took charge of the weapon. At press time it was still not clear whether or not the weapon was connected to any crime. Pictured, NYPD Sergeant John Martinetion holds the weapon while Police Officer Tim Hintenman looks on.