LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who used a stolen credit card at a Melville gas station in June.
Suffolk County Police are seeking assistance to identify the subject pictured above who allegedly stole an elderly woman’s credit cards from her shopping cart while she was shopping in Waldbaums in Melville.
A man used a stolen credit card to purchase cigarettes at Shell, located at 1010 Walt Whitman Road on June 1 at 4:30 p.m. A purse containing the credit card was stolen from an elderly woman’s shopping cart at Waldbaums, located at 890 Walt Whitman Road in Melville, earlier that day.
Video surveillance provides police with a description of what the suspect involved in this crime looks like. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential
The suspect pictured above was caught on security footage using credit cards he stole from an elderly woman to purchase cigarettes from Shell Gas Station on Walt Whitman Road on June 1st.
The fact that a suspect is accused with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Defendants are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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