Yonkers man caught stealing flat screen televisions from Wal Mart www.privateofficer.com
Yonkers NY April 30 2012 A Yonkers man store security noticed wheeling two stolen flat screen televisions from Wal Mart was arrested Saturday evening while trying to drive away from the store, police say.
Police pulled over James Hankins, 45, near the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Renaissance Square after security said he drove off in his black Jeep after leaving the store without paying. Police noticed the televisions in the back of the vehicle and made the arrest at about 8:15 p.m.
Security identified Hankins, of 198 Hawthorne Ave., as the man who stole the television. The 42-inch flat screen televisions are valued at $498 and $628.
Hankins was charged with grand larceny, a felony, and received a traffic citation because he did not have a valid license. He was held for court the following day.