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Report: Brooklyn Woman Pepper-Sprays Two Nassau Cops After Shoplifting at Garden City Victoria’s Secret

Latoya Moe of Brooklyn, 31, allegedly stole $1,100 in merchandise and attacked officers who attempted to arrest her, officials say.

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NCPD reports the Arrest of Latoya Moe of Brooklyn, 31, for Assault on an Officer.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

East Garden City, NY - February 11, 2019 - The Third Squad reports the Arrest of a person for Assault on an Officer that occurred on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:25 P.M. in East Garden City.
According to Detectives, defendant Latoya Moe of Brooklyn, 31 - who originally falsely reported her identity as Charisma McMillan, 29 - did remove merchandise valued at approximately $1,100 US currency from Victoria’s Secret located at 630 Old Country Road in East Garden City. Officers located Latoya Moe and during their investigation she sprayed pepper spray at both officers. At that time officers attempted to place Latoya Moe under arrest; she refused officers lawful orders to place her hands behind her back, she began kicking, biting, spitting and punching at officers. After a brief struggle, officers were able to place Latoya Moe into custody. Officers were transported to a local hospital where they are treated for their injuries and released.
Defendant Latoya Moe is charged with two counts of Assault with Intent to Cause Physical Injury to a Police Officer, Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration with a Spray Device, Resisting Arrest, False Personation and Possession of Burglar Tools. Defendant Latoya Moe was arraigned on Saturday, February 09, 2019 at First District Court, 99 Main St. Hempstead.
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