The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Freeport man for three Robberies at 1:15pm on Tuesday June 7, 2022.
According to Detectives, Defendant Juan Hidalgo, 40, of 255 S. Ocean Avenue entered the following three locations, approached the employees and displayed a handgun. The Defendant then demanded cash, cigarettes and lottery tickets. Each employee complied with the demands; the Defendant fled the scene on foot with the proceeds. No injuries were reported.
- 3/28/22 Seasons Express Convenience Store 700 W Broadway, Cedarhurst
- 4/10/22 BP Gas Station 265 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
- 4/11/22 BP Gas Station 292 Long Beach Road, Oceanside
In conjunction with Lynbrook Police, the investigation led to the arrest of Defendant Juan Hidalgo at his residence. He was taken into custody without incident.
Defendant Juan Hidalgo is charged with two counts of Robbery 1st Degree and one count of Attempted Robbery 1st Degree. He will be arraigned on June 8, 2022 at First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details By: Det. Throo/Rob Sqd 06/07/2022/2300/8963