LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives did a previous investigation that helped lead to the arrest of a man who robbed the Chase bank in Ronkonkoma early last month.
With the help of Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and multiple tips that came in, the description that police released of the suspect lead to the identity of a Farmingville man.
David Gelormino, 24, was arrested today for robbing a Chase Bank in Ronkonkoma and an Astoria Bank in Medford. Gelormino is charged with two counts of Robbery. He will be arraigned tomorrow, June 2nd at the First District Court in Central Islip. Photo SCPD
David Gelormino, 24, of Farmingville, was arrested by Pattern Crime Unit detectives today for robbing the Chase Bank at 130 Portion Road in Ronkonkoma on April 6, 2015. Further investigation revealed that Gelormino was also responsible for robbing an Astoria Bank, located at 718 Route 112 in Medford, on November 7, 2014.
Gelormino was charged with two counts of Robbery 3rd Degree and will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip tomorrow, June 2.
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