GREENPORT/2 charged in hospital thefts
Fabian D. Rojas, 42, of Hempstead, and Kevin N. Green, 31, of Jamaica, Queens, were charged with third-degree grand larceny, police said.
Both were scheduled for arraignment Wednesday in Southold Town Justice Court.
Police said the two men stole the items after making a delivery Tuesday to Eastern Long Island Hospital.
Among the items taken, police said, were: an exhaust fume hood, a stainless-steel sink and base, a steel fire door, two ping-pong tables, a computer printer, an electronic medical monitor and a steel filing cabinet. Police said they tracked down the men as they were making deliveries to other East End hospitals.
-- John Valenti
LAWRENCE/Photo of robbery suspect
Nassau County police Wednesday released photographs of a suspect in two bank robberies.
In both robberies the suspect gave a note to the teller demanding cash, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers, 800-244-8477, or the Nassau County Robbery Squad at 516-573-8040. All calls will be kept confidential.
-- Gary Dymski
HOLBROOK/Arrest in armed robbery
Ryan Trepiccione, 26, of LaBonne Vie Drive, was arrested at his apartment Tuesday evening and charged with first-degree robbery, police said. He was to be arraigned Wednesday in First District Court in Central Islip.
Police said Trepiccione walked into the Dunkin' Donuts on Furrows Road just after 5 p.m. on April 26, approached an employee, displayed a handgun -- and demanded cash. The employee handed over the money, police said, and Trepiccione ran away.
It was not clear how police identified Trepiccione as the suspect in the crime.
-- John Valenti