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Suffolk Police Report Two Men Arrested for Committing Multiple Armed Robberies

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Joseph Montesano of Medford, 22, Joseph Fooks of Medford, 28, were charged with multiple counts, official say.

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SCPD arrested (L to R) Joseph Montesano of Medford, 22, Joseph Fooks of Medford, 28, in connection to multiple robberies.

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Suffolk County, NY - October 15, 2018 - Suffolk County Police arrested two men in connection to multiple robberies that have occurred in the Sixth Precinct since October 2.
 
Major Case Unit detectives responded to a report of a robbery in Medford last night at approximately 5:35 p.m. A man entered Dunkin Donuts, located at 3197 Horseblock Road, displayed a gun, and demanded cash from an employee at the counter. The employee complied and the man fled on foot.  
 
Following an investigation, Joseph Montesano, was arrested on Route 112 in Medford at 10:44 p.m. It was determined that Montesano and another man, Joseph Fooks, were responsible for three other robberies and an attempted robbery that took place in the Sixth Precinct earlier this month. Fooks was arrested early Monday morning, October 15.
 
Montesano and Fooks were charged with Attempted Robbery 1st Degree for the following:
 
  • October 2 - Speedway, located at 3203 Route 112, Medford.
Montesano and Fooks were charged with Robbery 1st Degree for the following:
 
  • October 2 - USA Gas, located at 3173 Route 112, Medford.
  • October 5 - Bolla Market, located at 2664 Route 112, Medford.
  • October 8 - BP, located at 1099 Horseblock Road, Medford.
Montesano was charged Robbery 1st Degree for the following:
 
  • October 14 - Dunkin Donuts, located at 3197 Horseblock Road, Medford.
Montesano was also charged with a parole warrant.
 
Montesano, 22, of Medford, and Fooks, 28, of Medford, will be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
 
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