Suffolk police said two men were arrested and charged Monday...

Suffolk police said two men were arrested and charged Monday for a string of holdups in the county since October. Credit: James Carbone

Two men face multiple robbery charges in connection with a string of Suffolk holdups since late October at convenience stores and a gas station, police said.

Jvon Creighton, 26, of Mastic, was arrested at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Setauket and charged with two counts of first-degree robbery, authorities said Monday night.

On Sunday morning, police arrested Marcus Brown, 33, in front of his Coram home and charged him with seven counts of first-degree robbery, authorities said.

Earlier Sunday, at 3:12 a.m., the two robbed a 7 Eleven on Old Nichols Road in Islandia, police said. Brown struck an employee "with what appears to be a handgun," police said in a news release. The employee was taken to a hospital for non lifethreatening injuries, according to police.

Brown was arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip ordered held on $400,000 bond or $200,000 cash, neither of which were posted,according to court records. Brown’s attorney Christopher Cassar, of Huntington, could not immediately be reached for comment.

Creighton is set to be arraigned Tuesday, also in Central Islip, police said.

Suffolk robberies

  • 7:25 p.m., Oct. 26, Holla Dollar & Variety's, 1566 Montauk Highway in Bellport
  • 1:20 a.m., Oct. 27, 7-Eleven, 1670 Middle Country Road in Ridge.
  • 4:30 a.m., Nov. 3, 7-Eleven,1074 Motor Parkway in Central Islip.
  • 1:40 a.m., Nov. 7, 7-Eleven, 2475 Montauk Highway in Brookhaven.
  • 12:35 a.m., Dec. 7, 7-Eleven, 315 West Main St. in Sayville.
  • 2:05 a.m., Sunday, BP gas station, 1460 Veterans Memorial Highway in Islandia.
  • 3:20 a.m., Sunday, 7-Eleven, 1224 Old Nichols Road in Islandia.
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