Checker Suspended After Arrest for Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose, Aggravated Assault and Multiple Counts of Possession of a Large Capacity Magazine
March 12, 2020
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor temporarily suspended the registration of of checker Anthony Gomez, 47, of Sayreville, New Jersey, pending the outcome of an administrative hearing related to a recent arrest. Gomez had worked at APM Terminals. The temporary suspension was the result of his arrest on February 19, 2020, in Sayreville, New Jersey, for Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose during a Domestic Dispute (a crime of the second degree), Aggravated Assault (a crime of the fourth degree), and four (4) counts of Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Magazine (a crime of the fourth degree). It is alleged that Gomez pointed a firearm at the victim during a domestic dispute and was in possession of two thirty (30) round capacity .223 caliber magazines for a rifle and two fifteen (15) round capacity 9mm caliber magazines for a handgun. The Notice of Hearing charges that Gomez’ presence at the piers or other waterfront terminals in the Port of New York District constitutes a danger to the public peace or safety.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is prosecuting the criminal matter.