On February 18, 2017 at 0748 hrs. Officers received a radio assignment for a robbery that had just occurred at the apartments located at 255 Great Neck Rd. Great Neck Plaza. Upon arrival the victim met the officers. The victim told them that when returning from a laundry room she observed two unknown males running from her son's apartment. The victim also stated that her wallet & cell phone were taken from her pocketbook that was left inside the apartment. Officers Cioni and Mundy immediately left the location in order to start a canvass. Officer Coscino remained with the victim broadcasting a detailed description of the subjects. While heading eastbound on Great Neck Rd. Officers Cioni and Mundy observed two subjects fitting the description, the subjects were stopped and a show-up conducted. The show-up yielded positive results and both subjects were taken into custody without incident. Both subjects were charged with burglary and criminal possession of stolen property.
The teamwork and decisive action of these Officers brought this incident to a speedy and successful conclusion. We are proud to honor these Officers as PBA Top Cops for February 2017.