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Police charge East Northport man in 7 robberies

Shaun Mcneice, 29, of East Northport, is taken

Shaun Mcneice, 29, of East Northport, is taken from the Second Precinct in Huntington Station on Sunday morning, Oct. 11, 2015. Photo Credit: James Carbone

Suffolk County police Second Squad detectives have charged a man who they believe robbed a gas station in Commack Saturday night in addition to several other businesses in the past two months.

Shaun Mcneice, 29, of 5 Stan Haven Place in East Northport, is a suspect in the robbery Saturday of a Shell gas station at 444 Commack Rd. Police said he fled on a bicycle after the robbery 7:35 p.m. There were no injuries to employees at the gas station.

A short time later, detectives found Mcneice on Stan Haven Place and West Haven Drive where he was carrying a skull mask and a loaded handgun and proceeds from the robbery, police said. He was arrested.

Police say he is also a suspect in these robberies:

-- Finnians Pub, 1976 Jericho Tpke., Elwood, on Oct. 5 about 10:45 p.m.

-- Speedway, 5087 Jericho Tpke., Commack, on Oct. 4 about 4:45 a.m.

-- 7-Eleven, 6230 Jericho Tpke., Commack, on Oct. 2 about 12:40 a.m.

-- Three robberies at 7-Eleven, 3041 Jericho Tpke., East Northport, on Sep. 12, 24 and 30 between 11 p.m. and midnight

Police said Mcneice is charged with seven counts of first degree robbery, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and resisting arrest. He is to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on October 11.

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