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Man Used Receipts from Garbage to Return Stolen Merchandise to Commack Store, Cops Say

Officials: A man entered Lowes, loaded a shopping cart with merchandise, and used receipts he obtained from a garbage can outside to return it.

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SCPD are seeking the man who stole cash from a Commack store.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Suffolk County, NY - March 7, 2018 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole cash from a Commack store in December, 2017.
A man entered Lowes, located at 100 Long Island Expressway, on December 12, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m. and loaded a shopping cart with merchandise. He then used receipts he obtained from a garbage can outside the store to return the merchandise and collect cash. The man was described as white, approximately 6 feet tall, with brown hair.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.