Police: NY man stole from stores in Berkshires
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Great Barrington have arrested a New York man they say was driving from store to store, stealing antiques worth a total of about $10,000.
Police say 47-year-old Alfred Girardi of Oyster Bay, N.Y., stole from a store in Sheffield at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, then took items from four stores in Great Barrington within an hour.
Most of the items stolen were books and small collectibles.
Based on a description of a vehicle seen at the Sheffield store, Girardi was pulled over at about 2:30 p.m.
Police tell The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/VtWdej) the allegedly stolen merchandise was in his vehicle.
Girardi is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Southern Berkshire District Court on multiple larceny charges.
Information from: The Berkshire (Mass.) Eagle, http://www.berkshireeagle.com