Man Arrested After Throwing Bottle Full of Flammable Liquid Out of a Car

LAKE GROVE – Sunday, June 30, 2014 at approximately 7:50 p.m.

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bohemia man that threw an incendiary device out of a moving vehicle in Lake Grove last night.


Anthony Persico, 25, of Walnut Avenue, Bohemia, was identified as the man that threw the incendiary device out of the moving vehicle.  Arson Squad detectives charged Persico with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree.  He will be held overnight at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on June 30.

Persico was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree.

Case Number: MK/0330