Missing Stormtrooper Statue Recovered by SCPD


Statue was taken from Blast From the Past in Bay Shore on April 1.

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Photo: SCPD Facebook page.

The Force was with the owners of Blast From the Past, a vintage video game and toy store, in Bay Shore. On April 1, a pair of scoundrels absconded with a 3-foot high Stormtrooper statue outside of the store. The decoration was estimated to be worth between $300 and $4000, according to initial reports.


Suffolk County Police got word about the location of the statue.


According to a SCPD report, Third Precinct Sgt. Matt Augustine and Officers Frank Gigante and Steve D’Amico along with First Precinct Crime Section Officers Walter Sosnowski and John Terrillion recovered the statue at a Wyandanch residence. A Bay Shore woman was arrested for the theft.


The Stormtrooper statue was returned to its owners.