TheMajor Case Squad reports the arrests of three Far Rockaway men in connectionwith three Bank Robberies that occurred in Nassau County.
Accordingto Robbery Squad Detectives, the three defendants acted in concert by enteringeach of the following banks armed with a handgun, demanding US currency andordering employees to the floor. The proceeds were an undetermined amountof US currency. No injuries were reported.
Friday,July 14, 2017 5:31pm Roslyn Savings Bank 75 N. Central Avenue Valley Stream
Monday,August 7, 2017 at 8:12am TD Bank 100 Cedarhurst Avenue Cedarhurst
Monday,August 21, 2017 at 3:30pm Bridgehampton National Bank 1218 Broadway Hewlett
DefendantsPedro Benitez, 20, of 204 Beach 14th Street and Quincy A. Hall, 32,of 121A Beach 26th Street were each arrested without incident onWednesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:35pm and 3:15pm. The defendants are eachcharged with three counts of Robbery 1st Degree, three counts of CriminalUse of a Firearm and three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Theywere previously arraigned on Thursday, September 28, 2017. DefendantDamilola J. Saka, 24, of 6939 Decosta Avenue was arrested at 10:35am onTuesday, October 03, 2017 and is charged with one count each of Robbery 1stDegree, Criminal Use of a Firearm and Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Hewill be arraigned on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in First District Court 99 MainStreet Hempstead.
Detailsby: Det. Gaertner / Robbery Sqd. 10/03/2017/1755/7990