The Third Squad reports on the arrest of three male Juveniles for a Robbery that occurred on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 8:10 PM in East Garden City.
According to Detectives, two male juvenile subjects, ages 17 and 16, approached five individuals. The five male victims, ages 17 (4) and 19 (1) were exiting a blue BMW 330i in a Roosevelt Field Mall parking lot located at 620 Old Country Road. One of the two subjects displayed a firearm and demanded the possessions of all of the victims, to which they complied. The two subjects then entered the BMW 330i and fled the scene. A short time later while traveling southbound on the Meadowbrook State Parkway, the subjects were involved in an auto accident with a Hyundai sedan. Police responded and both subjects were placed under arrest. The driver of the Hyundai sedan, a 50-year-old male, was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries for assessment and treatment. Subsequent to the investigation was conducted, it was discovered that one of the initial five victims, a 17-year-old male juvenile, had assisted in orchestrating the robbery with the two defendants and was also placed under arrest.
The juvenile defendant (17) is charged with Robbery 1st degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st degree, Conspiracy 4th degree and Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree. The juvenile defendant (16) is charged with Robbery 1st degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st degree, Conspiracy 4th degree. The third juvenile defendant (17) is charged with Robbery 1st degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st degree and Conspiracy 4th degree. All three defendants will be arraigned on November, 6, 2021 at First District Court, located at 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Keane/3rd Squad 11/06/21/0930/9962