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Two Men Arrested for Stealing Holiday Tips Intended for Sanitation Workers

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Suffolk County Police today arrested two men for stealing tips intended for sanitation workers in Bohemia.

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Police are investigating if the two arrested men, Michael Heafy (l) and Christopher Schmidt (r) are responsible for other similar incidents.

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Bohemia, NY - December 22, 2015 - Suffolk County Police today arrested two men for stealing tips intended for sanitation workers in Bohemia.

Fifth Precinct patrol officers responded to Louis Kossuth Avenue at approximately 10:15 a.m. after a 911 caller reported that they observed men taking an envelope containing money on a garbage can.

Fifth Precinct Officers Katherine Willox and Daniel Hogan responded and located a vehicle matching the description provided by the caller and arrested the occupants.

Michael Heafy, 50, of Patchogue, and Christopher Schmidt, 44, of Selden, were each charged with Petit Larceny.

The investigation is continuing. Fifth Precinct Crime Section officers are investigating if Heafy and Schmidt are responsible for other similar incidents. Anyone who believes they may be a victim is asked to call the Fifth Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8526.

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