The Second Squad reports the details of an arrest for an incident that occurred on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 10:05 pm in Hicksville.
According to detectives, a thorough investigation by police determined that Karen Palacios Gutierrez, 38, of 600 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, while working as a meatpacker for The Ava Companies, 383 W John Street, removed a money coin from her pocket and placed it into a meat package that was set to go out for retail consumption. The bin of meat products that were set to be distributed for retail consumption were discarded, causing a loss of $400.00 dollars US currency.
On Friday, August 26, 2022 at 4:24 pm police responded to The Ava food packing company and placed the Defendant Karen Palacios Gutierrez under arrest without further incident.
Defendant Gutierrez is charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, Tampering with Consumer Product 2nd Degree and Criminal Nuisance 2nd Degree. She will be arraigned on Saturday, August 27, 2022 2022 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Henriques/2nd Squad 08/26/22/2330/8834