Criminal Court of the City of New York, Kings County
For the People:
ADA Luis F. Segura, King's County District Attorney's Office 718-250-2915
Second Seat: ADA Michael Boykin 718-250-5241
For the Defendant:
Edward Daniels, Esq. Brooklyn Defender Services 718-254-0700, ext. 149
Second Seat: Betty Baez, Esq. 718-254-0700 ext. 238
GEORGE A. GRASSO, Acting Supreme Court Justice
Defendant is charged with attempted criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree (Penal Law § 110/265.01  - a class B misdemeanor).  On November 14, 15, and 19,  2013, a Dunaway/Mapp hearing was held before this court. Defendant's motion to suppress the physical evidence seized by law enforcement officers is denied for the reasons set forth below.
FINDINGS OF FACT
Based on the evidence, I have determined the following to be the relevant facts:
Two witnesses testified at the hearing, Police Officer Angelo Pizzarro and Police Officer Jermaine Taylor. This court finds the testimony of each officer to be credible. 
Police Officer Pizzarro testified that he has been a member of the New York Police Department (NYPD) for nine years. He further testified that for the last 7 1/2 years to present, he has been assigned to the Anti-Crime Unit in Public Service Area One (PSA1). The officer testified that his patrol unit specifically targets problematic areas and addresses quality of life issues.
Police Officer Pizzarro testified that he had training and experience with firearms based on his being in the military for twenty years, a corrections officer for eleven years and ...