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4 Borough Park area men arrested after being caught with 30 dangerous weapons

By Mason White 10:53 AM May 16, 2014
The seized weapons 

By: Anika Rao
Four Borough Park area men were arrested on charges of weapons possession after being caught with about 30 dangerous weapons, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that they seized a cache of weapons during a police raid on a house on Thursday morning.

After receiving intelligence about weapons being stored at 175 Dahill Road, police took action. When police executed a search warrant at 7:00 a.m., they found a 9mm caliber rifle, a semi-automatic pistol, two revolvers, eight swords, a machete and over 200 rounds of ammunition, police said.

Drugs, swords, knives and BB guns were also recovered from the scene. Police arrested Bashkim Sylmetaj, 36; Michael Sylmetaj, 42; Adem Sylmetaj, 38; and Zenaida Vaysberg, 32.

Authorities said that the home address of the four suspects is listed as 175 Dahill Road. Each of them have been charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.