Fourth Squad detectives report the arrest of a homeless man for a Grand Larceny that occurred on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 2:35 p.m. in Oceanside.
According to detectives, Andre Christmas, 49, who is homeless, entered Stop and Shop located at 465 Atlantic Avenue and exited the store with an undisclosed amount of merchandise without paying. He entered a taxi cab with the merchandise and fled the scene. The taxi cab driver was unaware that the defendant exited the store without paying for the merchandise.
Upon further investigation officers observed and stopped the taxi cab at the intersection of Evergreen Avenue and Henry Street. The defendant was observed in the rear passenger seat with the merchandise and placed under arrest without incident.
According to detectives from the First Squad, Second Squad, Third Squad, Fourth Squad and Fifth Squad it was revealed that the defendant was responsible for the following fifteen (15)incidents:
The defendant, Andre Christmas, is being charged with Robbery 3st Degree, seven (7)counts of Grand Larceny 4th Degree, seven (7) counts of Petit Larceny and Theft of Services. He will be arraigned on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Markgraf/ 4th Squad 06/06/18/0515/8838