Police have now charged a third suspect in connection with more than $260,000 in thefts from a Bloomingdale's on Long Island.
The suspects were responsible for multiple larcenies on multiple dates over the course of a year at the store in East Garden City. Nassau County Police said.
Police announced the third suspect, 24-year-old Raphael Julian, of Freeport, was arrested on Sunday, Dec. 29 at 1:15 a.m. in Franklin Square.
He has been charged with two counts of third-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny and is due to be arraigned on Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.
According to detectives, the thefts were carried out on numerous occasions.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, Teron Butcher, 29, of Queens, a loss prevention agent at Bloomingdale’s, at 630 Old Country Road, manipulated cameras to allow two other men to remove merchandise undetected.
Also on Sept. 22, after altering the cameras, Butcher told fellow loss prevention agent, Kenneth John, 30, also of Queens, that the cameras were off, assorted merchandise was removed, police said.
Butcher was charged with three counts of burglary and two counts of grand larceny.
John three counts of burglary, grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.
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