Two Men Arrested for East Patchogue ATM Burglaries


Suffolk County Police today arrested two men for burglarizing multiple businesses and stealing ATM’s earlier this year.
Following an investigation by Major Case Unit detectives, John Mahoney and Jamie Volini were arrested for a series of commercial burglaries and an attempted burglary between March 5 and March 11 of this year. During the burglaries, the men forced entry through broken doors and windows into closed gas stations and businesses and damaged or stole the ATMs.
Volini was located by police at the intersection of Sills Road and Montauk Highway and placed into custody at approximately 4:50 p.m. today. Mahoney was arrested without incident at approximately 7:10 p.m. in front of his Mastic Beach home.
Volini and Mahoney were arrested for the following incidents:
• Mobil Gas, located at 1194 Portion Road, Holtsville, on March 6 at 2:56 a.m. they attempted to
open the ATM and were unsuccessful.
• 7-Eleven, located at 550 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma, on March 6 at 3:24 a.m. they gained entry
to the business and removed the ATM.
• Ronkonkoma Deli, located at 3311 Veterans Memorial Highway, on March 11, sometime
overnight they damaged the back door of the business but were unable to gain entry.
Additionally, Mahoney was charged with Burglary 3rd Degree for the following incidents:
• Blue Moon Beer and Smoke Shop, located at 999 Main St., Holbrook, on March 5 at 12:42 a.m.,
he removed the ATM from the business.
• Abdi Card and Smoke Shop, located at 655 Montauk Highway, East Patchogue on March 8 at
approximately 3:50 a.m. he attempted to take an ATM from the business.
• Pupuseria Y Taqueria Grocery and Deli, located at 1025 Montauk Highway, Shirley on March 8,
sometime overnight he cut into the ATM and stole the money.
Volini, 46, of 296 North Dunton Ave., East Patchogue, was charged with two counts of Burglary 3rd Degree, Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree for cocaine found in his possession while under arrest. Mahoney, 41, of 205 Mastic Boulevard, Mastic, was charged with five counts of Burglary 3rd Degree and one count of Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree. Both are being held overnight at the Sixth Precinct for arraignment on June 19 at First District Court in Central Islip.
Anyone with information on these burglaries is asked to contact Major Case Unit detectives at 631- 852-5555.