Cops: Centerport Man Nabbed in Bank Robbery Spree

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Centerport man was arrested Friday for a string of bank robberies that began in early July. Suffolk County police charged Frank Marquez with three counts of third-degree robbery, one count of third-degree attempted robbery, and aggravated unlicensed operation for driving with a suspended license.Using video surveillance and multiple Crime Stoppers tips, Pattern Crime Unit detectives identified Marquez as the alleged bank robber in three separate incidents, plus one that was unsuccessful, police said. He was arrested near Butterfield Drive in Greenlawn Friday morning. Police alleged that Marquez robbed a TD Bank on Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale on July 7, a TD bank on Deer Park Avenue in Deer Park on July 14, and a Capitol One on Deer Park Avenue in North Babylon on July 21. He was also charged with the attempted robbery of a People’s United Bank in Huntington on July 14. In a press release issued July 14, police said a man entered People’s United Bank and demanded money, but the teller did not comply. Twenty-five minutes later the same man was inside a TD Bank in Deer Park making the same demands, police said. Marquez is being held overnight and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Saturday. The investigation into the robbery spree is continuing, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.last_img read more

Win for boys, girls second at cross country sectional

first_img Latest Posts Bio Luchini named to Maine Running Hall of Fame – August 12, 2020 MDI Hospital to begin contact tracing – August 5, 2020 OLD TOWN — The Mount Desert Island High School varsity boys’ cross country team were the winners in team scores at Saturday’s Sectional Invitational meet. Four runners in the top ten and strong performances throughout gave them a team score of 52. The MDI girls were runners up, led by senior Waylon Henggeler, who finished second in the varsity field of 70.“It was wonderful,” Coach Desiree Sirois said. “The strategies and tactics of racing and training that we have been working on this season so far are starting to pay off. The teams have been stepping up the workouts, and have been focused on season-end goals. It is really great to see things play out when hard work leads to impressive results, and that is exactly what occurred.”This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBehind the Trojan boys in the team competition were Orono 61, Caribou 64, Old Town 116, Central 140, John Bapst 154, Foxcroft Academy 155, Presque Isle 188, Hermon 230 and Ellsworth 273.Peter Philbrook placed fourth for MDI in 17:35.20, Ralph Magnani was fifth in 17:38.6, Jordan Harris was sixth in 17:39.09 and Ethan Craigo was seventh in 17:51.62.Also in the varsity boys’ race were David Anderson, 31st in 19:09.36; Josh Bloom, 46th in 19:44.97; and Matt Hanna, 58th in 20:33.27.In the girls’ competition, Orono took top honors with 35 points, followed by MDI 62, Caribou 100, John Bapst 112, Mattanawcook Academy 145, Ellsworth 165, Presque Isle 167, Washburn 180, Old Town 191 and Hermon 254.For the Trojans, Waylon Henggeler was runner-up in 19:27.70, Caroline Driscoll was seventh in 20:07.54, Lydia Dacorte was eighth in 20:18.59, India Janes was 16th in 21:40.66, Xingyao Chen was 30th in 23:10.75, Erin White was 34th in 23:16.96, and Anita Wray was 44th in 24:28.71.The teams head to Belfast Saturday for the Festival of Champions, a large meet including teams from all over New England and a few from Canada.A Hancock County meet Thursday, Oct. 9, in Ellsworth will be the last competition before PVCs. Liz GravesReporter at Mount Desert IslanderFormer Islander reporter and editor Liz Graves grew up in California and came to Maine as a schooner sailor. Latest posts by Liz Graves (see all) Keene appeals his 2019 murder conviction – July 30, 2020last_img read more

England Hand Call-Up to Liverpool Teenager Raheem Sterling Ahead of Ukraine World Cup Qualifier

first_imgEngland manager Roy Hodgson has called Raheem Sterling into his England squad for the World Cup qualifier against Ukraine.The news comes hours after Jamaica admitted they planned to hold talks with the Liverpool starlet about representing them.Tottenham’s Jake Livermore and Adam Lallana of Southampton have also been added after Theo Walcott withdrew and Daniel Sturridge missed training on Monday.Whether the call up is to allay fears that Jamaica could lure Sterling into representing them at international level or because of a succession of injuries to current squad members, the decision to bring the Liverpool youngster into the full England senior team fold is a wise one.Roy Hodgson seems more than open to bringing in young talent and offering them a chance to shine and the former Liverpool boss will have been impressed by the maturity shown by the 17 year old this term.Raheem Sterling arrived at Liverpool from QPR in February 2010 and had impressed greatly win youth and reserve sides and has started the club’s last two Premier League fixtures against Man City and Arsenal.last_img read more