Dominic Staton has lived in different parts of the United States including New York and Florida. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He is a resident of the Bronx, New York City.
- He has lived in different parts of Florida including Orlando and Kissimmee.
- In 2009, he was convicted of attempted robbery.
- On February 14, 2022, he was arrested for starting a small fire on the floor of a train rolling into the 96th Street station on the Upper East Side in New York City. He was charged with arson.
- On February 15, 2022, he pleaded guilty to arson at his arraignment and was released.
- On February 27, 2022, he allegedly threatened a worker at a store in Queens, New York City with a knife.
- On February 28, 2022, he allegedly wrote the initials of the New York City Police Department and the abbreviation for “Suck My D—” on the side of a taco restaurant on Roosevelt Avenue in Corona, Queens, New York City. He was charged with criminal mischief and making graffiti and released without bail.
- On March 1, 2022, he was arrested for the crime he allegedly committed on February 27, 2022. He was charged with petty larceny and released without bail.
- At around 10:45 a.m. on March 27, 2022, he was caught on camera confronting a man, then 73, from New Jersey, USA, who was buying lottery tickets at a convenience store near Eighth Avenue and West 40th Street in New York City. He allegedly unsuccessfully tried to grab the elderly man’s wallet, followed the man, shoved the man from behind and kicked the man, who still refused to let go of the wallet. He then ran into the Port Authority subway station in New York City and went to Harlem Hospital for a medical issue unrelated to the failed robbery attempt. Hospital workers from surveillance images released by the NYPD and he was arrested.
- He was 34 years old and homeless when he was arrested on March 27, 2022. He was charged with assault, attempted robbery and attempted grand larceny.
- Before his arrest on March 27, 2022, he had 20 prior arrests and four prior failures to make his court dates.
- On March 29, 2022, he was ordered held on $40,000 cash and $120,000 bond at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in Manhattan, New York City.
- On April 26, 2022, he will face court for the arson charge he pleaded guilty to on February 15, 2022.