Joeseph Lloyd was convicted for criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds. PHOTO COURTESY OF SUFFOLK COUNTY GOVERNMENT

A Brooklyn man who was arrested in 2014 while in possession of an unloaded firearm and meat cleaver on Stony Brook’s campus has been convicted, according to a press release from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.

Joseph Lloyd faces up to five years in prison for criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds and menacing charges.

Lloyd forcibly entered the Social and Behavioral Sciences building on Oct. 4, 2014. There he threatened a former girlfriend and took her phone. He fled on foot but was apprehended shortly later by police.

Lloyd’s sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 27.



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