Two Old Mill Court residents were arrested on Friday night on federal charges of attempted murder, police said.
According to Rockville Centre Police Officials, Carl Perryman, 26, and Charles Sullins, 27, of Old Mill Court, were arrested and charged federally with attempted murder in-aid-of racketeering, conspiracy to commit murder in-aid-of racketeering, assault with a dangerous weapon in-aid-of racketeering and discharging of a firearm during a crime of violence.
The charges are in connection with a shooting that occurred in 2011, police said. If convicted, each of the defendants faces a mandatory minimum sentence of ten years and a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
Rockville Centre Police Commissioner Charles Gennario thanked the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the F.B.I. Long Island Gang Task Force, and the Nassau County Police Department for their assistance and contributions to this case.
“The safety of our residents is paramount and these arrests will have a long-lasting positive impact on the welfare of the citizens of Rockville Centre," Gennario said. "The Rockville Centre Police Department wants to thank all of our partners in this case, and I particularly want to express my appreciation for the efforts of the F.B.I., the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and our colleagues at the Nassau County Police Department."
The defendants were arraigned on Saturday before a United States Magistrate at the U.S. Courthouse, located at 100 Federal Plaza in Central Islip, New York.