Syracuse Police Department Make an Arrest in Rockland Ave. Homicide Investigation


On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019, at around 4:27 P.M., Syracuse Police Officers responded to the 100 block of Rockland Ave. for a call of shots fired. Upon their arrival, Officers located a 20’s male victim who suffered from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to Upstate University Hospital in critical condition by ambulance.  The victim, Lakquan T Golden25 years old who lived at 228 Kenmore Ave, of Syracuse succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

An investigation was commenced by CID Detectives where numerous people were interviewed, and an extensive neighborhood canvass was conducted.  In addition, a thorough review of surveillance footage obtained from several cameras throughout the City of Syracuse were secured and analyzed.  Search warrants were also executed, and physical evidence collected during the investigation was processed.

As a result of the above efforts, a suspect in this incident was identified as Miequin Cheese.

Miequin Cheese was subsequently charged with the following crimes: Murder in the second degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.

He is currently lodged in the Onondaga County Justice Center pending his arraignment.  The investigation is still continuing.