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Man connected to Norfolk homicide case arrested in New York

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Posted at 7:43 PM, Jan 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-04 07:56:26-05

Nassau County, N.Y. – A man was arrested in New York Friday after officers found him driving a stolen car that’s been connected to a Norfolk, Va. homicide case, according to police.

According to a news release from the Nassau County Police Dept, Freeport Police Officers had been reviewing results of a stationary plate reader when they realized a stolen 2001 Tahoe had been in the area.

Detectives found the vehicle at Pennsylvania Ave. and Wilson Place being operated by Tremain Williams, 36.

Williams was arrested shortly after 4 p.m. Friday and transported to Nassau County Police First Squad for processing.

While conducting their investigation, police say they found a loaded M4 assault rifle in the vehicle.  They also discovered the vehicle was connected to a homicide investigation being conducted by the Norfolk Virginia Police Dept.

Williams is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Vehicle and Fugitive from Justice.

Williams was arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.

According to police, Williams is from Freeport, N.Y.  It’s unclear at this point which homicide case the vehicle is connected to.  NewsChannel 3 is waiting to hear back from Norfolk Police.