The Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a Brooklyn man for Petit Larceny that occurred in Valley Stream on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 3:20 A.M
According to detectives, Fifth Precinct officers while on patrol did observe the defendant Melvin Howell, 49, of 1120 Eldert Lane removing waste oil from the rear of King Kullen , located at 231 W Merrick Rd. The Investigation at scene revealed that the defendant was stealing the oil from the containers and reselling it.
Defendant Howell is being charged with Petit Larceny, Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration, Aggravated Unlicensed operation 2nd degree and numerous Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He will be arraigned on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Napolitano/5th Squad 08/31/17/1028/7833