Suspect Arrested in Armed Robbery

Johnson (NYSP)

Beacon resident charged with February hold-up

Beacon police arrested Eric R. Johnson, 25, on Friday (May 18) on suspicion of committing an armed robbery in February at the Citgo Gas Station on Fishkill Avenue.

According to Beacon police, the arrest was the result of a months-long investigation conducted with the assistance of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Fishkill Police.

Johnson, who lives on Half Moon Road, was arraigned in Beacon City Court and charged with felony robbery, felony criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor menacing. He was remanded to Dutchess County Jail on $15,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

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