Wednesday, March 19, 2014
 

 

Join our E-Mail list!
Send an e-mail request to
subscribe@empirestatenews.net,
with the word "Subscribe" in the
subject line.

 

For site information and
viewing tips, tag nike free 2.0


All content copyright © 2003-2007
Statewide News Network, Inc.
Contents may not be reproduced
in any form without express written consent

Suspect arrested half-hour after bank robbery

LAKE RONKONKOMA - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man approximately 35 minutes after he allegedly robbed a bank in Lake Ronkonkoma.

Daniel Charbonnier, 46, entered the TD Bank, at 474 Portion Road at approximately 2:25 p.m. and allegedly demanded cash from a teller while indicating that he had a gun. He then fled the bank on foot westbound on Portion Road. Witnesses in the area pointed out Charbonnier to responding officers who subsequently placed him into custody at approximately 3 p.m.

Further investigation by Pattern Crime Unit detectives revealed that Charbonnier may have been responsible for robbing the same bank on January 21, 2014.

Charbonnier, 46, of Ronkonkoma was charged with two counts of robbery 3rd degree and an outstanding vehicle and traffic warrant. He is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Wednesday.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.