On March 1, 2013 at approximately 2:35 a.m. the Clarkstown Police responded to 605 Maplewood Gardens in reference to a home invasion.

The male victim arrived home and was walking to his apartment when another male approached him, displayed a handgun, and forced him into his apartment.  The suspect was accompanied by two other suspects and once inside the apartment tied the victim and a female victim’s wrists behind their backs.  The suspects stole approximately $3,000 in cash and fled the scene on foot. The victims were uninjured.

A witness called 911 and responding officers were able to apprehend all three suspects after a brief foot pursuit. Recovered from the scene were two handguns (9mm and .40 caliber), one large machete (blade approximately 14”), and $3,000 in US currency.

Arrested parties were Zachary Johnson, 31, from Bronx, NY, Jose Hernandez 24, from Mt. Vernon, NY and Ravindra George, 19, from Bronx, NY.  All 3 were charged with 2 counts of robbery 1st, 2 counts of robbery 2nd, 2 counts of burglary 1st, criminal possession of a weapon 2nd and criminal possession of stolen property 3rd.  All charges are felonies.


              Zachary Johnson                  Ravindra George
Jose Hernandez

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