The First Squad reports theArrest of a Roosevelt man for a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 25, 2017in Roosevelt.
According to Detectives, at1:36am defendant Westley Witts, 27, of 15 Bennett Avenue while in front of 332Nassau Road stated to the male victim, 53, that he was going to take hisbicycle. The victim tried to stop him but the defendant grabbed a pair ofvice grips and threatened the victim. He then jabbed the victim in thestomach with the bicycle and a struggle ensued. When Officers arrived onscene the defendant refused the Officers lawful verbal commands to drop thevice grips; he then began to show aggression toward the Officers. Thedefendant resisted arrest and a brief struggle ensued, he was placed underarrest at 2:08am.
Defendant Westley Witts ischarged with Robbery 1St Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana,Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Resisting Arrest. He will bearraigned on Monday, June 26, 2017 in First District Court 99 Main StreetHempstead.
Details by: Det. Skrynecki /1st Sqd. 06/25/17/1157/7990