The Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a woman for Grand Larceny at 7:22pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Valley Stream.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to the Target Store located at 500 W. Sunrise Highway where a loss prevention employee had observed the Defendant conceal merchandise and exit the store without rendering payment for said merchandise. The Defendant was then observed re-entering the store to conduct a return at the guest services desk. At that time, Officers approached the Defendant and attempted to place her under arrest. During the course of the arrest, the Defendant was violent and combative while resisting arrest causing two Officers to each sustain an injury. The Officers were transported to a local area hospital for treatment of their injuries. No other injuries were reported. The proceeds were recovered. Subsequent to the investigation, it was determined that the Defendant was responsible for four additional larcenies at the same Target Store in Valley Stream on March 11, 2023; March 22, 2023; April 27. 2023; and May 5, 2023.
Defendant Kenya Sanders, 30, of 10628 Guy R Brewer 2 Jamaica, NY and also of 806 Eastchester Place Hopemills, NC is charged with two counts of Assault 2nd Degree, two counts of Petit Larceny, three counts of Grand Larceny 4th Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration and Resisting Arrest. She will be arraigned on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.