4 accused in Hofstra dorm burglaries out on bond

Basketball teammates are charged in connection with string of thefts on Hempstead campus between Oct. 4 and Nov. 5 - mostly from dorms, police said. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (Nov. 30, 2012)

The last of the four Hofstra University men's basketball players charged with burglarizing several dorm rooms last month has been released from Nassau County jail after posting bond.

Jimmy Hall, 18, was released Monday on $20,000 bond.

Hall, a freshman at Hofstra, sophomore Shaquille Stokes, and freshmen Kentrell Washington and Dallas Anglin were arrested Nov. 29 and immediately suspended from the school and its basketball team after authorities said they admitted to stealing more than $10,000 worth of laptop computers, iPads and other items from fellow students.

Anglin was released Friday after posting bond and the other two were released on bond over the weekend.

All four are due back in Nassau County Court Dec. 12 to appear before Judge David Ayres for a felony conference.

Police said Hall, of Brooklyn; Stokes, 20, of Manhattan; Washington, 18, of Las Vegas; and Anglin, 18, of Montclair, N.J., stole electronic items from six dorm rooms and then sold those items on campus, at pawnshops and on Craigslist.

Stokes, a transfer student from the University of Hawaii, is charged with five felony counts of second-degree burglary. Hall is charged with four counts of second-degree burglary, Washington with two counts and Anglin with one count and with tampering with evidence. Investigators said they used key card records and witness statements to link the players to visits to dorms where the incidents occurred in October and early November.

The dorm-room thefts occurred at Alliance Hall, Enterprise Hall and Graduate Hall, all on the Hempstead campus, according to police.

Police said the suspects at times either acted alone or together, entering unlocked rooms and stealing cash and electronics.

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