The Suffolk County Police Department reported the following arrests:
Suffolk County police say Paul Zigon entered a BP gas station on Montauk Highway at 10:27 p.m. Wednesday and started demanding cash. He showed what appeared to be a handgun to the gas station attendant. The employee complied and gave Zigon the cash.
Zigon fled the gas station on a bicycle, heading southbound on Blue Point Ave, according to police.
Fifth Precinct officer Matthew DeMatteo found and arrested Zigon as short time later, who had the proceeds of the robbery on him. K-9 unit officer Keith Menotti and his dog, Havoc, found and recovered the weapon used in the robbery from a nearby wooded area.
Zigon was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree robbery, a violent felony. He will be arraigned in Central Islip courts on Thursday.
A woman whom cops were transporting to Stony Brook University Hospital was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, after she broke the rear passenger side window of the police car. The incident took place on northbound Nicolls Road at approximately 11 p.m. on Nov. 23. Police did not identify the woman arrested.
Tony Romero, 25, of Smithtown, was arrested on Nov. 23 at 4 a.m. in Smithtown on assault with intent to cause physical injury charges, a misdemeanor. Reports state Romero was arrested on Manor Road after striking a person across the forehead with a glass bottle. The victim was brought to the hospital and received five staples to close the laceration, according to police.
Kerri Salinas, 31, of East Patchogue, was arrested on Nov. 20 on fourth degree grand larceny charges, a felony. Reports state Salinas stole a Shell gas station credit card from her job and used it to make purchases for a period of six months.
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A Mastic man was arrested Nov. 17 on multiple charges after stealing items from the Rocky Point Kohl’s on two separate occasions.
William Gonnelly was charged with two counts of third degree burglary- illegal entry with intent, a felony, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. According to police, Gonnelly was told not to return to Kohls after he was caught stealing two camcorders and a tablet. Gonnelly returned to the Kohl's Nov. 17 and allegedly stole two vacuums and two DVD players before being arrested.
Police said Gonnelly resisted while being arrested on the two burglary charge
Julie Lincoln, 34, of Coram, was arrested in Port Jefferson Station on Nov. 24 and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor. Lincoln was at Americas Best Value Inn on Route 112 allegedly in possession of heroin. According to court records, Lincoln was in court on Nov. 24 and released on her own recognizance. She is due back in court on Dec. 18.
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