Teen Charged With Shoplifting From Yorktown CVS

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A 17-year-old Queens man is accused of stealing more than $800 in hair care items from CVS in Yorktown, police said. Photo Credit: Provided

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 17-year-old Queens resident was charged with petty larceny after police said he stole $861.79 worth of hair care products from CVS on Commerce Street.

The incident occurred on Aug. 16, but police were unable to find the suspect and applied for an arrest warrant. On Dec. 21, the teen was arrested by the NYPD on unrelated charges and learned of the warrant, the report said. The teen was taken to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing.

He was released to a family member on $2,500 bail and is scheduled to return to court 6 p.m. Thursday.

In other blotter news: 

  • Richard Brito, 34, of the Bronx, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of the vehicle, a misdemeanor, for driving with a suspended license, police said. Brito was charged on Dec. 29 after his car became stuck in snow while trying to turn around in a Curry Street driveway, according to the report. A routine check with the Department of Motor Vehicles revealed that his driver's license was suspended, police said. He was released on $250 bail and is due back in court at 6 p.m., Feb. 12.
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