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Vinny Pinello

Vinny Pinello, center, finally got his state-of-the-art wheelchair back on July 17, six months have it was stolen and broken by two teenagers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Of A Cruel Prank, Disabled Man Finally Gets His Wheelchair Back

After weeks of agony a disabled Long Island man finally has his state-of-the-art wheelchair back. It was stolen and vandalized by teenage pranksters.

07/17/2013

Vinny Pinello had his wheelchair stolen and destroyed by a pair of joyriding teens. (Credit CBS 2)

Long Island Teens To Learn Their Fate For Wheelchair Joyride

Inside of a family court room the Roslyn teens tried to explain their actions to a judge. The pair stole Vinny Pinello’s motorized wheelchair and took it for a joyride through the streets of Roslyn before trashing it in some bushes.

07/15/2013

Vinny Pinello (Photo: Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

L.I. Man Waits In Agony For Repairs To Damaged Wheelchair

A Long Island man this weekend was still waiting for his customized wheelchair to be repaired, after it was stolen and damaged one month ago.

07/13/2013

Vinny Pinello (Photo: Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Man Who Found Stolen Wheelchair Speaks Out

As we reported yesterday, there was happy ending after a man with cerebral palsy had his wheelchair stolen by two 14-year-old boys who rode it around Flower Hill, Long Island and then left it when the battery went dead. Now the man who recovered it is speaking out.

06/12/2013

Quantum 600 Power Base wheel chair (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: Facebook Posts Lead To Arrest Of 2 Teens In L.I. Wheelchair Theft

A heartless prank left a young man with a broken heart on Long Island, after his wheelchair was stolen from his home.

06/11/2013