Levittown, NY - May 4, 2015 - The Second Squad reports the details of an arrest for Robbery that occurred on Monday, March 16, 2015 in Levittown.
According to detectives, defendant Matthew Mulqueen, 33, no known address engaged the male victim, 47 in an unsolicited road rage incident on Newbridge Road in the vicinity of North Bellmore Road. The victim pulled his vehicle over in an attempt to evade the defendant; the defendant stopped his vehicle and approached the victim with a screwdriver pressing it to the victim’s neck. The defendant then placed his forearm to the victim’s neck and removed the keys from the ignition. The victim was thrown to the ground as he attempted to recover his keys as the defendant left scene. When a witness pulled over to assist, the defendant threw the keys into the woods and left scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital in a private auto were he was treated for his injuries and released.
The defendant was placed under arrest after surrendering to Nassau County Police detectives on May 4, 2015.
Defendant Mulqueen is being charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree and Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree. The defendant will be arraigned on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at First District Court, Hempstead.