A Mastic Beach Village code enforcement supervisor was charged last month with lying about a grand larceny conviction on his job application, prosecutors said Monday.
Suffolk County prosecutors charged Patrick K. McCall, 31, of Center Moriches with first degree offering a false instrument for filing in connection with his application in July for code enforcement supervisor in Mastic Beach Village.
Prosecutors said McCall was hired after applying for the position on July 3 and checked "no" when asked on the application if he had ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor crime.
Authorities ran a background check on McCall and found a 2006 conviction of grand larceny when he was sentenced to probation. The grand larceny conviction was related to McCall's arrest in the 2005 sale of a laptop computer on eBay without delivering it, but depositing a check for $1,095, prosecutors said records show.
McCall pleaded not guilty to the false instrument filing charge during his Sept. 28 arraignment. He was released on his own recognizance, but could face up to 4 years in prison if convicted of felony charges.
In an email, McCall's Hauppauge-based attorney Anthony La Pinta said, "Since Patrick was hired by the Village of Mastic Beach he has proven to be a hardworking, loyal employee who has been a tremendous asset to its staff. His success should not be overlooked."