Two Men Arrested for Stealing Holiday Tips Intended for Sanitation Workers

BOHEMIA – Louis Kossuth Avenue / Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at approximately 10:15 a.m.

Suffolk County Police today arrested two men for stealing tips intended for sanitation workers in Bohemia.

Fifth Precinct patrol officers responded to Louis Kossuth Avenue at approximately 10:15 a.m. after a 911 caller reported that they observed men taking an envelope containing money on a garbage can.

Fifth Precinct Officers Katherine Willox and Daniel Hogan responded and located a vehicle matching the description provided by the caller and arrested the occupants.

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The investigation is continuing. Fifth Precinct Crime Section officers are investigating if Heafy and Schmidt are responsible for other similar incidents. Anyone who believes they may be a victim is asked to call the Fifth Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8526.

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Case Number: RD/1630