First Squad detectives report the arrest of two Baldwin men for a robbery that occurred on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 9:40 pm in Baldwin.
According to detectives, officers from the departments CIRRT (Criminal Intelligence Rapid Response Team), while patrolling the Baldwin area, observed Jeremy Durocher, 17, of 1200 Central Avenue committing a robbery on two male pedestrians, ages 17 and 16, while in front of 1770 Grand Avenue. Durocher then entered a waiting vehicle, driven by Jackenson Smith, 17, of 802 Linden Avenue, that then fled the scene. A car stop was initiated a short distance away and both Durocher and Smith were placed into custody.During the robbery a set of keys and an unknown amount of cash was taken from the uninjured victims.Both Durocher and Smith are charged with Robbery 2nd Degree and will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 8/11/2017. Details by: Det. Chieco/1st Squad 08/11/17/0645/6672