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Suspects charged with stealing pricey wallets on Greenwich Ave.

February 14, 2019

GREENWICH — Police arrested two men from the Bronx, N.Y., and charged them with stealing two expensive wallets from Greenwich Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Officers pulled over a vehicle on Greenwich Avenue after it ran a stop sign, according to police, and the driver was found to be unlicensed.

Additional investigation revealed the presence of two Alexander McQueen wallets in the car, worth a total of $2,090. There were no receipts for the pricey merchandise, according to the arrest report, and officers eventually gained an admission they were stolen.

“It was believed that both subjects had come to Greenwich with the intent to plan/commit an organized larceny,” according to the report.

Julio Patrone, 35, of Sherman Avenue, the driver, was charged with organized retail theft, conspiracy to commit larceny and third-degree larceny. He was also cited for running a stop sign and unlicensed operation. His bail was set at $1,000.

Emmanuel Navas, 27, of Bailey Avenue, was also was charged with organized retail theft, conspiracy to commit larceny and third-degree larceny. His bail was set at $1,000.