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Three Arrested in Roslyn Heights for Larceny, Assault, and Drug Possession

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Third Squad detectives report the details of three arrests for petit larceny, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of drugs which occurred in Roslyn Heights beginning ...

Roslyn Heights, NY - August 25th, 2014 - Third Squad detectives report the details of three arrests for petit larceny, aggravated harassment and criminal possession of drugs which occurred  in Roslyn Heights beginning Monday, 08/11/14 at 8:00 P.M.

According to detectives, Jay Capodiferro, 29, of Edwards St., Roslyn Heights, along with Janine Devlin, 29, of Fox Croft Rd., Albertson, took assorted pieces of jewelry from a female victim, while in the victim’s home in Roslyn Heights. Defendant Capodiferro also harassed and stalked the female victim over a period of time.

On Sunday, 08/24/14, Capodiffero attempted to sell the jewelry as an exchange for drugs to defendant Stephen Devita, 29, of Seward St., Mineola.  At the time of his arrest, Devita was found to be in possession of stolen jewelry, several opiate pills and approximately 11 grams of Heroin.  Partial jewelry proceeds were recovered and returned to the victim.

Capodiferro is being charged with two counts of Petit Larceny, Stalking 3rd Degree and Aggravated Harassment 2nd Degree.  Devlin is being charged with Petit Larceny.  Devita is being charged with three counts of Criminal Possession Controlled Substance. All three defendants will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead. Capodiferro and Devita will be arraigned on Monday, 08/25/14.  Devlin was released on a Desk Appearance ticket and will be arraigned on 09/02/14.

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