Two Nabbed in Radio Shack Heist

Police said three subjects are still on the lam.

A group of armed men held up the on Sunrise Highway early Thursday afternoon and made off with a slew of high-priced electronics, police said.

According to detectives, three black men entered the Radio Shack at 264 Sunrise Highway around 2:15 p.m. At least one of them brandished a long-barreled revolver and announced the robbery.

Police said employees were forced to the rear of the store while the three men bagged high-priced electronics including cell phones, gaming systems and iPad tablets. The subjects then fled with the merchandise out the front door and into a light-colored, older model SUV with Florida plates.

Police were notified by a witness who tried to chase the robbers.  The witness was impeded by two additional subjects in a second vehicle — a yellow, 2012 Chevrolet Camaro — that continually blocked the path of the witness' car.


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The two subjects in the Camaro, Jamar Parker, 28, of Hempstead and KaJuan Crawley, 25, of Brooklyn, were eventually stopped by responding First Precinct officers on Fulton and North Franklin avenues in Hempstead and arrested without further incident.

After a subsequent investigation by Robbery Squad detectives, Parker and Crawley were linked to an attempted robbery that occurred at the T-Mobile store, located at 590 Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead on June 20 at 12:50 PM.

Parker and Crowley are charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree attempted robbery and will be arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead today.

Detectives are requesting anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls are confidential and all callers will remain anonymous,

Cashflow June 22, 2012 at 07:59 PM
I am a young adult. I live in Rockville Centre and went to South Side. I played on the basketball team (for anyone blaming the sports team, what a joke). Never would I, or any of my friends, ever accost a woman in the streets, school, etc. I might turn to my buddies and say "damn, did you see that?" These kids are punks. Mike G is right, if this ever happened to any of the women in my family, you better believe those kids would be in the hospital. It's not about what the police can do, its about principle and respect. You don't need the police to teach someone these things. I'm not advocating rogue justice, but this kind of disrespect deserves a beating.
Mike M June 22, 2012 at 08:09 PM
These kids who got arrested are NOT on the SS lax team..why the reference about lax....so ignorant (From a RVC resident who coach's 3 young lacrosse kids undfer the age of 8 and who played division I lax) and for the record never participated in a gang assault Yes the town has issues..not just the kids playing any one particular sport
MIKE June 22, 2012 at 08:12 PM
You people really just have nothing better to do than start picking on a sport ??? I have no comment on the attack except for the fact that the courts will decide! Its unfortunate that this happens in our village but the fact is this happens every day somewhere in someones village and it has NOTHING TO DO WITH LAX !!! I guarantee if you wanted to waste time investigating you would not be able to find any sport in existence that doesn't have athletes that make wrong decisions!! Lets all let the police and judicial system sort this out and instead of having a debate on Patch with little to no facts ..........Go teach your own children( if you have any) a lesson about life, self respect and ramifications for your actions!!!
Cashflow June 22, 2012 at 08:28 PM
Frank June 22, 2012 at 08:37 PM
Amen Cashflow
TheDarkerSide June 22, 2012 at 09:21 PM
The one individule plays lax for SSHS and has committed to play in college, so don't try to white wash it ... which likely will not happen. Try some simple Google searches. Wake up.
RVC Father June 22, 2012 at 09:59 PM
I grew up in RVC. 30-40 years ago there was teen drinking at Mill River and the Bridges. Kids drank, smoked pot and yes even performed acts of vandalism and mischief. The generational difference now seems to be in some teen's attitudes toward adults. This incident started because some 18 year old man child felt it was funny to make lewd comments to a married woman out walking her dog on her street. Then when they were confronted by another adult, her husband, they refused to show respect to an elder. In an earlier time the sight of someone my parents age would have made kids run away out of fear of being caught. This is something I can truly say that not even the worst kids back in the 70s or 80s would have ever done. I don't think this is just an RVC problem. Look at the School matron incident that was bullied by 11 year old kids on a bus as another example of a simple break down in respect for adults.
Frank June 22, 2012 at 10:13 PM
@ RVC Father. That is so true. Back then, if our parents knew we disrespected an elder, we would be punished, severely and told to make amends, or else. that's the problem. Parents don't tell their kids to respect their elders anymore. if anything, they side with their children; even in the midst of all evidence pointing towards their child's behavior. Now their parents will feel the heat. Not only will criminal penalties be levied against their children, there are civil penalties the parents' will face... since the kids were under 21 and under the influence, their parents' are liable for their actions. It's a bad situation that was completely avoidable if those dumb kids had an ounce of respect for others.
momof4 June 22, 2012 at 10:50 PM
I absolutely agree RVC Father. I was watching O'Reilly factor about the school matron and I can not believe the lack of respect children have. Many parents are lazy and look for excuses of their childrens bad behaviors. But the reality is it is the the lazy parenting. Many parents want to be their kids friends instead of their parents. They fear their kids and want to be accepted by them. I am a young parent but am outraged by this event in RVC. They should not be aloud to walk. They need to be made an example of .
Ray June 22, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Joann...I never roamed the streets drunk at ANY age, and I've never assaulted anyone. I'll bet if YOU were the one in Mercy Hospital with injuries caused by these "kids" (BTW, at 18....you're not a "kid"), you'd view this differently.
Barb June 22, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Do you know how badly these "good boys" beat up the dad????? cracked ribs, bruises, stitches!!!! Get off YOUR high horse "good" boys don't do this and they don't yell vile comments to a woman! I know this couple and they didn't deserve it.
Barb June 23, 2012 at 12:03 AM
YOU have no idea how vile they were to the woman! He just wanted an apology. They were not good kids, they were mean, vile, nasty boys. But I guess its okay to you that they are vulgar to women and beat up men.
Barb June 23, 2012 at 12:04 AM
And you have an idea what happpened!
Taxpayers own the night June 23, 2012 at 12:34 AM
Joann- If you spent half the time that you spend on RVC Patch on monitoring your son's twitter account perhaps this could have been avoided. Just one the many, many red flags that any responsible parent would have picked up on: "5hor enrgy got me up. Drnkin til i pas ott" Collapse Reply Retweet Favorite 2:49 AM - 4 Mar 12 via Twitter for iPhone · Details or: "Who's getting drunk tonite? #knickstape" Collapse Reply Retweet Favorite 6:13 PM - 9 May 12 via Twitter for iPhone · Details or "ur mom is crazy. She just called my house to tell my dad we were buying beer. Not that it matters but thats crazy #sheesh" Collapse Reply Retweet Favorite 1
 8:32 PM - 19 Apr 12 via Twitter for iPhone · Details Pull yourself away from the computer monitor and start monitoring your son so the police dont have to
Kevin O'Reilly June 23, 2012 at 12:41 AM
These dudes are clearly not the sharpest tools in the shed. To use a blocker car which is bright yellow and not a common model says it all.
david w. sadler June 23, 2012 at 02:33 AM
Pat O' June 23, 2012 at 03:18 AM
come on people. ill be honest, i am not an adult, i am a 16 year old student at south side so my opinion may be a bit biased in my opinion, but these ARE bad kids. i personally know them, and i wasnt at all suprised to hear this story. they shouldnt do too much jail time, but they definitly should be steeply fined and do community service. how about having them go around and clean up all of the empties they throw around? just my opinion
Pat O' June 23, 2012 at 03:20 AM
what is stown and why are you making it sound like you are all perfect in "stown''?
Pat O' June 23, 2012 at 03:26 AM
@taxpayersownthenight come on that was kind of a low blow thats billys personal life
Stan June 23, 2012 at 01:25 PM
Just subpoena their cell phone records to get links to the other three. There would have been heavy traffic on their phones leading up to the robbery. Case closed. Next case please.
JohnWIII June 23, 2012 at 04:56 PM
RVC police is a joke. Thank goodness NCPD is involved. Ask the RVC commissioner how many Mill Court stabbings are covered up because RVC wants to keep the stats down so they file these attacks as "domestic disturbances" as opposed to the felonies that they are. The whole RVC administration is incompetent. They just want the crime covered up so that RVC an continue to be a desirable place to live. Why is there no mention of the kids who ordered Dominoes, just to beat up the driver. This was just a week ago and also in Old Canterbury. Chaminade boys. Or how about the drive by shooting on the corner of Hempstead Ave and Dorchester a couple of weeks ago?!?! Why are these things buried and not in the Herald blotter. Very corrupt system, just ask any NCPD officer who shows up to to a crime scene after RVC's finest has arrived.
PracticalOne June 23, 2012 at 08:26 PM
You make some very good points @John WIII. The drive by shooting was supposedly a gang related drug deal gone bad - with a bullet lodged in the den of the house WHILE the family was home. COuld have had a VERY tragic outcome. VERY SCARY stuff and VERY DISTURBING that the RVC Police take a "hear no evil, see no evil" attitude toward it. WHY isn't this in the Herald blotter. Why aren't all of the summer burglaries published every year - to hide things and make the RVC PD look good?? At the expense of residents and their safety? Residents should storm the next Village Board meeting and demand answers!
gmoney June 25, 2012 at 05:43 PM
PracticalOne not sure if you can read but the driveby was in Herald. Maybe if they put pictures instead of words you would have a better chance of knowing this? RVCPD does a great job. Summer burglaries are always listed in the Herald. Perhaps a remedial reading class for you would help?
Frank June 25, 2012 at 10:01 PM
That was a very sad video.
Frank June 25, 2012 at 10:04 PM
RVC PD needs to step up its efforts and village hall needs to act like a responsble adult and clean up this town.
Concerned June 26, 2012 at 02:36 AM
@JohnWIII - if you look, you will find - http://rockvillecentre.patch.com/articles/crime-watch-pizza-delivery-man-robbed-at-gunpoint And again - http://rockvillecentre.patch.com/articles/crime-watch-part-two-stray-bullet-flies-through-hempstead-ave-home
Concerned June 26, 2012 at 02:37 AM
If you look, you will find - http://rockvillecentre.patch.com/articles/crime-watch-pizza-delivery-man-robbed-at-gunpoint And again - http://rockvillecentre.patch.com/articles/crime-watch-part-two-stray-bullet-flies-through-hempstead-ave-home
give it a rest June 28, 2012 at 10:39 PM
As a "young adult" student who went to elementary school with one of these kids.. I'd like to start off by saying that your not going to stop underage drinking.. It's something thats engrained in society and it exists everywhere, not only in rockville centre. However as a kid who lives out of town but attended school in rockville centre I can tell you all that there is definately a different parental mentality. I've never seen a town so quick to gossip and slander local teens based on heresay or word of mouth. I think it speaks volumes that there is an entire community anonymously attacking these students and families before the proper information has even been released. Now im not defending them.. What they did was stupid and in my opinion they've potentially ruined theyre own lives in 5 minutes over a drunked late night dispute. However, i find it hard to believe that all of you were there and witnessed the dispute and have a flawless account. You don't know if this "vigalante hero" approached sensibly asking for an apology or approached in an incessant rage seeking revenge and throwing punches. This could be a case of self-defense gone wrong, and its clearly a case of excessive pride for both sides of the argument. They should have to face consequences for what they've done, but for your own sake let the police and law handle it. An angry anonymous blog of nosy citizens trash- talking other citizens isn't going to solve anything. if every rvc parent just worried about
give it a rest June 28, 2012 at 10:40 PM
their own kids and knew what they were doing, and were confident they raised them to act with integrity there wouldnt be such a problem. i can tell you that a good 90% of your kids drink, but as long as there respecful and know to stay out of trouble, your doing your job.
Frank June 28, 2012 at 11:17 PM
Amen Ray


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