Second Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Wheatley Heights man for Grand Larceny that occurred in Old Brookville on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 09:30AM.
According to the Detectives, Old Brookville Police Officers observed a 2000 Honda Passport traveling Northbound on Rt. 107 in the vicinity of Rt. 25A, for failure to signal and excessive window tints. Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a traffic stop. Officers discovered had a forged plate and found a second forged plate in the vehicle. Officers were aware of numerous open cases involving larcenies from autos. Officers notified the Second Squad to assist in the investigation. During the investigation, it was determined Andre Berube, 43, of 56 Spring Street was responsible for entering a 2020 Jeep in a parking lot of 62 Rt. 106, Old Brookville, the victim’s credit card was removed and the subject attempted to make an unauthorized purchase at Walmart, located at 85 Broadhollow Rd., Commack.
During a joint investigation with the Nassau County Police Department, Old Westbury Police Department, and Old Brookville Police Department it was determined, the defendant was responsible for the following incidents:
Defendant Berube is charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, two counts Possession of Forged Instrument in the 2nd Degree, five counts Grand Larceny 4th Degree, three counts Criminal Possession Stolen Property in the 4th Degree, Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree, three counts Petit Larceny, two counts Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree, two counts Identity Theft in the 2nd Degree, two counts Attempted Petit Larceny, two counts Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd Degree and multiple VTL violations. He will be arraigned on Sunday, March 27, 2021 in Mineola.