Queens Couple Brought Baby with Them During $8,000 Shoplifting Spree, Cops Say

Nestor Zambrano, 38, and Melissa Sanchez, 28, allegedly made off with designer merchandise from Louis Vuitton and Macy's.

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NCPD reports the arrests of Nestor Zambrano, 38, and Melissa Sanchez, 28, both of Queens, for grand larcenies that occurred in Manhasset and East Garden City.

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Hempstead, NY - June 12, 2017 - The Major Case Bureau reports the details of two arrests for grand larcenies that occurred in Manhasset on Sunday, 01/15/17 at 4:06 P.M. and in East Garden City on Saturday, 03/25/17 at 6:35 P.M.
 
According to Burglary Pattern Team detectives, Nestor Zambrano, 38, and Melissa Sanchez, 28, both of Flushing, Queens, on 01/15/17, entered the Louis Vuitton store located at 2120 Northern Blvd. in Manhasset and stole merchandise valued in excess of $6,000.  On 03/30/17, the defendants entered Louis Vuitton, located inside of Macy’s at 630 Old Country Rd. in East Garden City, and removed merchandise valued at $2,500. Sanchez had her six month old baby with her during the commission of the larceny.
 
Subsequent investigation by the Burglary Pattern Team, along with the Third Squad and NYPD Grand Larceny Task Force led to the arrest of both defendants on Friday, 06/09/17, at their residence.
 
Both defendants are each being charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Sanchez is additionally being charged with Possession of a Forged Instrument. They will be arraigned on Saturday, 06/10/17 in First District Court, Hempstead.
 
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