Cops: Hofstra athletes charged in on-campus theft ring

Basketball teammates are charged in connection with string

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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)

Four Hofstra University men's basketball players were charged with burglary Friday after police say they admitted stealing more than $10,000 worth of laptop computers, iPads and other items from fellow students.

The players stole from six dorm rooms and then sold the items on campus, at pawnshops and on Craigslist, authorities said.

Investigators used key card records and witness...

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