The Fair Haven shop was the spot of a June armed robbery and other burglaries
Fair Haven's Blue Stove Antiques has been hit by burglars again. And police are keeping a close eye on the place, as it has been targeted several times before. Most recently, the River Road shop was burglarized on Jan. 15 and, according to police, roughly $10,000 worth of watches were stolen. Before that, in June, there was an armed robbery at the store, during which the owner was accosted and held at gunpoint by a disguised Robert Fiolka, of Staten Island, NY, while merchandise was stolen. Dating back, the store has been burglarized several times before as well, Fair Haven Police Detective Stephen Schneider said. "The armed robber, Rober Fiolka, was caught in September and is now incarcerated," the detective added. Fiolka had a criminal …
The following information was obtained directly from Fair Haven Police Department records. It does not indicate a conviction.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, September 7, 2012
After a near two-month investigation, the June armed robbery case at Fair Haven's Blue Stove Antiques has been solved, Fair Haven police announced today. A Staten Island man has been arrested and charged with the robbery that occurred the morning of June 2, according to a release from Fair Haven Police Detective Stephen Schneider. On Aug. 31, members of the FBI, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Fair Haven and Wall police departments issued arrested Robert Fiolka, 68, of Staten Island, NY and charged him with the armed robbery of the River Road antiques store, police said. A warrant for Fiolka's arrest was issued by the FBI based on the results of the investigation, the released statement added. Sgt. Jesse Dykstra and Schneider were …