For Immediate Release
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Incident: Four People Arrested in Connection with Larcenies
Location: Tanger Outlets, 152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
Date/Time: June 5, 2018

Suffolk County Police have arrested four women in connection with larcenies from several stores in Tanger Outlets in Deer Park.


First Precinct officers were conducting an investigation into unrelated larcenies from businesses at Tanger Outlets, located at 152 The Arches Circle, when they observed four women attempting to flee security on June 5 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the women were connected to larcenies from stores.


Desiree Coleman, 23, of Wyandanch, was arrested on a Nassau County warrant. Alexus Dotson, 20, of Wyandanch, was charged with two counts of Petit Larceny for stealing from FILA, located at Tanger Outlets, twice on June 5. An 18-year-old female from Wyandanch was charged with one count of Petit Larceny for stealing from FILA on June 5. Another 18-year-old female from Wyandanch was charged with seven counts of Petit larceny for multiple larcenies in Deer Park since February.


The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the First Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8126 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.


Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-322092
Suffolk County Police Department

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