CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants.
State police say Gregory Rodriguez, of Ossining, is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny.READ MORE: NYC Mayoral Candidates Make Last-Minute Push For Votes Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary
Rodriguez works at the A&P in Croton-on-Hudson. Police were called Monday about the theft. Rodriguez was arrested Tuesday.
A state police spokeswoman, Trooper Melissa McMorris, says the theft occurred in one day. She did not know if it involved more than one trip to the store.
Rodriguez was arraigned Tuesday night in Cortlandt and sent to the Westchester County Jail without bail. The court clerk says no lawyer was present and no plea was entered.READ MORE: Community Demands Justice For Katherine Diop, Young Mother Killed Leaving Graduation Cookout In The Bronx
Rodriguez is due back in court with an attorney on Friday.
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