Four Arrests Made in Connection with Assault, Robbery of Elmont Man, According to Authorities
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: January 30 2018
Jasmine English, Douglas Dante, Lawrence Sutton, and Kevin Calender attacked a 49 year-old victim and took money and a cell phone, cops say.
NCPD reports the arrest of (L to R) Douglas Dante of Elmont, 28, Jasmine English of Elmont, 25, Kevin Calender, homeless, and Lawrence Sutton of Freeport, 28, on Sunday, January 28.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Elmont, NY - January 30, 2018 - Fifth Squad detectives report the arrest of four individauls for an incident that occurred on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm in Elmont.
According to detectives, Jasmine English, 25, of Elmont, Douglas Dante, 28, of Elmont, Lawrence Sutton, 28, of Freeport and Kevin Calender, a homeless person from Westbury, while in a Seville Street residence, assaulted and removed money as well as a cell phone from a 49 year old victim’s pockets.
A subsequent investigation revealed that the victim, who called 911 from a local laundromat after the incident occurred, advised responding officers that the defendants involved were known to him. The victim, who sustained bruising and minor lacerations, refused medical treatment.
Detectives were able to locate all the subjects involved and placed them under arrest without further incident.
All four defendants were charged with Robbery 1st Degree and Robbery 2nd Degree. Defendant Calender was additionally charged with Obstruction of Breathing and Assault 3rd Degree. They were all arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on Monday, January 29, 2018.
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