Cops: Wading River man robbed three banks

05/31/2011 7:06 PM |

A Wading River man was arrested Tuesday for robbing three banks in Western Suffolk, police said.

Gabriel Rodriguez, 32, robbed a Teachers Federal Credit Union bank in Smithtown on May 24, a TD bank in Commack on May 25, and a TD bank in West Babylon on May 27, Suffolk Police said.

Mr. Rodriguez was arrested at East John Street, in Lindenhurst at approximately 1 p.m. today, police said.

A resident of 299 Great Rock Drive in Wading River Mr. Rodriguez, was charged with three counts of third-degree robbery, police said. He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.