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.


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.


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.


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.


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.