Police: Two Charged in Shoplifting Incidents At Department Store, Supermarket

Orange County man, Stony Point woman arrested.

An Orange County man is charged with petty larceny in connection with the theft of more than $500 worth of merchandises from a store at Palisades Center mall in West Nyack, according to Clarkstown police.

Joseph Labarbera, 40, of Highland Mill, was arrested 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Target department store after store security personnel complained to police that Labarbera removed numerous items from store displays, put them in a shopping cart and then tried to leave the store without paying for the $528 worth of items.

Labarbera was arrested on charges of petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, police said. Labarbera was later released pending an April 4 hearing in Clarkstown Town Court in New City.

— Vivian Alvarado, 52, of 99 W. Main St. Apt 6., Stony Point, is charged with petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property in connection with a Sunday incident at ShopRite of Stony Point, according to Stony Point police.

Alvarado is accused of stealing assorted grocery items from the store, police said. Alvarado was arrested and later released pending a May 3 hearing in Stony Point Town Court.



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