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The Riverhead man accused of murdering 29-year-old Mariam Yohana Garcia Mancilla in 2012 looked “scared” hours after the killing and told someone at a Main Street deli that he may have hurt a woman and didn’t know if she was alive or dead, according to testimony at the man’s murder trial Tuesday afternoon. (more…)
As the crime scene video began to play in the Suffolk County courtroom Thursday afternoon, Zully Garcia Mancilla put her hands over her face and buried her head into the padded plastic row of seats in front of her. (more…)
The homeless man charged in a Polish Town armed robbery attempt last month last month may have connections to “similar” incidents in the area, county prosecutors said at the man’s arraignment Thursday morning.
Monwell Wright, 20, was indicted by a grand jury and charged with two counts of felony attempted robbery, and one count each of felony and misdemeanor assault before Judge William Condon in Suffolk County court.
The three men accused of robbing a Riverhead pharmacy at gunpoint last week have been indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury, town court officials said.
Jhmil Dawson, 26 of Coram, his younger brother, Lavon Dawson,17, of Riverhead, and Ishawn Jackson, 16, of Calverton, were indicted by the grand jury on Monday, prosecutors said at the three mens’ town court appearances that afternoon.
Additional information about the charges the men were indicted on or their arraignment dates was not immediately available.
During a court appearance last Thursday, assistant district attorney Tisha Burrows said Lavon Dawson confessed to police that he held a handgun during Wednesday’s armed robbery, pointing it at an employee at the store to force them to the floor in an attempt to steal money and cigarettes.
Mr. Dawson also said he was involved in a January armed robbery at the same store, she said. The trio are now being investigated in connection with several pharmacy robberies throughout Suffolk County, prosecutors said.
Lavon Dawson had been charged with first-degree attempted robbery and first-degree robbery, both felonies. Jhmil Dawson and Ishawn Jackson also faced first-degree attempted robbery charges.
Mr. Dawson was also charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, a felony.
Lavon Dawson and Mr. Jackson are being held at Suffolk County jail on $100,000 bail each.
Jhmil Dawson is being held without bail due to his prior criminal history, court officials said.