Friday, 01 March 2013 00:00
Two men and a woman have been arrested on connection with a $1,000 rbbery of a TD Bank branch in Roslyn Heights, Nassau County robbery squad detectives said. Police said one of those arrested was responsible for five other robberies in Nassau County.
Police said the arrests occurred Feb. 21 shortly before 9 p.m.
According to detectives, Monique Davis and Anthony Brown, with no known addresses, entered the TD Bank at 111 Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights at approximately 8 p.m. Detectives said Davis attempted to conduct a transaction and when asked for identification she demanded money from the teller. After obtaining in excess of $1,000.00 the defendants fled the scene on foot southbound on Mineola Avenue, detectives added.
Davis and Brown, detectives said, were located by police at Mineola Avenue and Lambert Street and Davis resisted arrest, requiring several officers to place her into custody. Prior to fleeing the bank, Brown, detectives said, was in cell phone contact with Charles Sutton of Patchogue who was driving a 2013 Hyundai. Sutton was then stopped in his vehicle on Mineola Avenue and presented officers with a New Jersey driver’s license with a false name, detectives added. He was taken into custody and found to be in possession of a stun gun. At the time of the robbery three employees were present and no injuries were reported, detectives added.
Police said Davis was responsible for robbing five other TD bank branches, including ones in New Cassel on Jan. 24; East Meadow on Jan. 27; Wantagh on Jan. 27[ Garden City on Jan. 30, and New Cassel on Feb. 7.
Davis was charged with four counts of robbery second degree, two counts of robbery third degree and resisting arrest. Brown was charged with robbery second degree. Defendant Sutton was charged with robbery second degree, possession of a forged instrument second degree, criminal possession of a weapon third degree and a vehicle and traffic law violation. They were all be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Friday, Feb. 22.