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Man Arrested After Throwing Incendiary Device Out of Moving Vehicle

Incident occurred in Lake Grove on Sunday, June 30, 2014 at approximately 7:50 p.m.

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Lake Grove, NY - June 30, 2014 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bohemia man that threw an incendiary device out of a moving vehicle in Lake Grove last night.
 
Fourth Precinct officers responded to a home in Lake Grove after a man threw a bottle full of flammable liquid out of a car at approximately 7:50 p.m. The bottle landed in the street which caught on fire. A local resident put out the fire with a water hose. Witnesses provided police with a description of the vehicle the suspect was driving. Approximately 40 minutes later, a vehicle matching that description was located at the Gulf gas station, located at 5106 Expressway Drive South, Holbrook.
 
Anthony Persico, 25, of Walnut Avenue, Bohemia, was identified as the man that threw the incendiary device out of the moving vehicle.  Arson Squad detectives charged Persico with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree.  He will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on June 30.
 
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