E. Northport man charged in string of robberies

Suffolk Police say Shaun Mcneice of East Northport is responsible for a string of robberies since Sept.  12.

Suffolk Police say Shaun Mcneice of East Northport is responsible for a string of robberies since Sept.  12.

By Carl Corry

ccorry@longislandergroup.com

An East Northport man was arrested Saturday night for a string of robberies over the past month, including the robbery of the same 7-Eleven in Commack three times, Suffolk police said.

Police said Shaun Mcneice, 29, of 5 Stan Haven Pl., robbed a Shell gas station, located at 444 Commack Road, and fled the scene on a bicycle at about 7:35 p.m.

A short time later, detectives located Mcneice on Stan Haven Place and West Haven Drive, where he was found in possession of stolen items, along with a skull mask and a loaded handgun. There were no injuries to employees at the gas station.

Police also identified Mcneice as a suspect in the robberies of Finnians Pub at 1976 Jericho Turnpike in Elwood on Oct. 5, the Speedway at 5087 Jericho Turnpike in Commack on Oct. 4, the 7-Eleven at 6230 Jericho Turnpike in Commack on Oct. 2 and the 7-Eleven at 3041 Jericho Turnpike in East Northport on Sept. 30, Sept. 24 and Sept. 12.

Mcneice was charged with seven counts of  first-degree robbery, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest.

He was arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Sunday and is being held on bail of $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond.

Mcneice is scheduled to return to court on Oct. 16.

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