A Lengthy Island dentist was arrested for allegedly having dozens of unlawful weapons within the basement of his Massapequa workplace.
Paul Carrey, 62, was arrested at his house Wednesday the place he operates his dental follow.
“Yesterday whereas he seemed to be agitated and intoxicated, he went upstairs and his secretary heard him racking a shot gun, she ran out of the home and known as 911,” says Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder.
When police arrived, they discovered an arsenal of weapons, high-capacity magazines and ammunition. Eighteen of the weapons have been ghost weapons with no serial numbers.
Authorities say Carrey ordered the gun components via the mail and assembled them in his basement.
“That is the scary half, is that these are your next-door neighbors,” says Nassau County District Legal professional Anne Donnelly. “He lives in Massapequa; he’s a dentist and that is what he has in his basement.”
Carrey has an inventory of prior arrests and not less than two DWIs. Police say he was a licensed pistol holder, however his allow was taken away for firing rounds in his yard.
He’s charged with felony possession of a weapon within the first, second and third levels.