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Riverhead blotter: Man tried to steal more than $1K in electronics

07/02/2016 2:00 PM |

A Riverhead man was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny Friday night after he attempted to steal more than $1,024 worth of electronics from the Brookstone store at Tanger Outlets, police said.

Two officers located Malcolm Thomas, 51, in the parking lot and arrested him, officials said. The store recovered the merchandise, which comprised four projectors, including one valued at $349, and Beats wireless headphones valued at $300.

• Alphone Ferebee, age and address unavailable, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana last Wednesday night, police said.

According to a report, he was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and marijuana after a foot patrol officer saw him walking along the railroad tracks near East Main Street in Riverhead.

• Maria Santana, 52, address unavailable, and Marcos Torres, age and address unavailable, were each charged with petit larceny last Thursday night at Target on Route 58 in Riverhead after they tried to steal $373 worth of merchandise from the store, said police, who added that a Target employee stopped Ms. Santana as she was leaving the store.

• Edgar Jacobo, 35, of Riverhead was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny last Tuesday night on Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead. Additional information was unavailable.

• Arthur Coone, 65, of Riverhead was charged with driving while intoxicated Sunday night on East Main Street in Riverhead, police said.

Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.

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