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Three Charged In Connection To 7-Eleven Robbery Spree In Suffolk

The 7-Eleven in West Babolyn was one of several robbed during a spree.
The 7-Eleven in West Babolyn was one of several robbed during a spree. Photo Credit: Google Maps/Street View

Three people were nabbed for allegedly conducting a string of 7-Eleven robberies that spanned five months throughout Suffolk County.

Akeel Swazey, 36, address unknown; Audra Litwin, 33, of Babylon, and William Jackson, 39, of Amityville, were arrested on Thursday, May 23, following an investigation by the Major Case Section into the six robberies that took place in March and May, said the Suffolk County Police. 

Swazey was also charged for an addition robbery that took place in December of last year, police said. 

All three were charged with six counts of robbery. Jackson was also charged with criminal contempt, and Litwin was charged with possession of a controlled substance. 

The robberies took place at:

  • 7-Eleven, at 140 Little East Neck Road, West Babylon, on May 19 at 9:40 p.m.
  • 7-Eleven, at 56 Lowell Ave., North Great River, on May 19 at 2:15 a.m.
  • 7-Eleven, at 613 Broadhollow Road, Melville, on May 18 at 1:40 a.m.
  • 7-Eleven, at 12 Saxon Ave., Bay Shore, on March 17, at 12:30 a.m.
  • 7-Eleven, at 660 Montauk Highway, West Babylon, on March 16 at 11:55 p.m.
  • 7-Eleven, at 1003 Route 109, East Farmingdale, on March 15 at 11:45 a.m.

Swazey was charged with one additional count of robbery 1st Degree for the following robbery:

  • 7-Eleven, at 613 Broadhollow Road, Melville, on December 21, 2018, at 12:50 a.m.

Additionally, Jackson was charged with Criminal Contempt 1st Degree, and Litwin was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree.

All three are being held and are scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Friday, May 24.

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