Officials: Two MS-13 Gang Members Arrested After Robbing Taxi Driver in Copiague
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: January 15 2018
Jeremy Jones, 27, and Jose Molina, 20, both of Queens, allegedly robbed a taxi driver at gunpoint, cops say.
SCPD arrested Jeremy Jones, 27, and Jose Molina, 20, both MS-13 gang members, for robbery on Friday, January 12.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Copiague, NY - January 15, 2017 - Suffolk County Police arrested two men for robbery of a taxi driver on Friday, January 12, 2018.
First Precinct Crime Control officers Richard Tofano, Michael Lavella, and Erik Nilsen located and arrested two men at 9:20 p.m. for robbing a taxi cab driver last night with a gun. The taxi cab robbery occurred at 8:50 p.m. in front of a residence on Oak Street in Copiague. Both men are self-admitted MS-13 gang members.
Jeremy Jones, 27, of Queens and Jose Molina, 20, of Queens were both charged with Robbery 1st Degree and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree.
They were arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on January 13.
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