Man Arrested for Stealing from Man’s Pocket

NORTH AMITYVILLE – Valero, 3359 Great Neck Road / Thursday, May 19, 2016 at approximately 10 a.m.

Suffolk County Police today arrested a North Amityville man after he stole lottery tickets from a man’s pocket while they were inside a gas station earlier this month.

John Barnes

Following an investigation, First Squad detectives arrested Barnes, 21, of 30 South Emerald Lane, and charged him with Grand Larceny 4th Degree. Barnes will be held overnight at the First Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on May 20.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Attached is video of the incident.

Case Number: RD/1400