MASTIC BEACH – Cranberry Drive / Friday, September 25, 2015 at 9:30 p.m.
Suffolk County Police arrested a gang member last night in Mastic Beach who was wanted by the Wilson County Police Department in North Carolina for six counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill.
Members of the Suffolk County Police Robbery Task Force, assisted by officers from the Seventh Precinct Tri-Hamlet Initiative, located Shaki Darrell Jones, 26, of North Carolina, on Cranberry Drive at 9:30 p.m.
Robbery Task Force detectives located Jones, who attempted to deceive police by identifying himself as another person. Jones was arrested and charged with Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree, and he will be held at First District Court in Central Islip on September 26 as a fugitive from justice. North Carolina authorities have been notified and extradition proceedings are pending.
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