The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of three Brooklyn men for Grand Larceny that occurred in Bellmore on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:20 am in Seaford.
According to detectives, Seventh Precinct Police responded to the CVS store located at 2250 Seaman Neck Road for a call of three men entering and exiting the store buying gift cards with counterfeit money. Upon police arrival three men matching a description were observed sitting in a parked 2013 BMW parked outside the store. After an investigation with the assistance of the Nassau County Robbery Squad Forgery detectives it was revealed that the defendants Leon Samuels, 23 of 730 East 53rd Street, Ackeem Samuels, 22, of 104 Linden Boulevard, Apt 2a, and Akeim Sturkey, 26, of 781 East 52nd Street were in possession of multiple 50 and 100 counterfeit dollar bills. The defendants used the money to purchase assorted merchandise and gift cards. All three defendants were placed into police custody without incident.
Akeem Samuels is charged with Grand Larceny 4th Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged instrument 1st Degree. Leon Samuels and Akeim Sturkey are both charged with Grand Larceny 4th Degree and Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st Degree. All three men will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
Details by: Det. Rowan/Seventh Precinct 10/18/17/1740/8348