NY men charged with larceny at Home Depot
Two Brooklyn, N.Y., men were charged with larceny Friday after they were seen taking merchandise from the Home Depot on Kings Highway, police said.
Store security reported the two were putting items into a box from a sink that was in their shopping cart, including packages of tile, and other merchandise like battery chargers in homemade black bags made to thwart store alarms.
The merchandise totaled $393, and another $1,500 worth of suspected stolen goods was found in the trunk of their car, police said.
Ivane Avlakhashvili, 24, was charged with fourth-degree larceny, sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny. He was held on a $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Sept. 16 in Bridgeport Superior Court.
Vaja Asatiani, 31, was charged with possession of narcotics, fourth-degree larceny, fifth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny, 12 counts of second-degree forgery and possession of a shoplifting device. He allegedly had fake driver's licenses from Maryland and false ID cards from the Republic of Georgia.
Asatiani was held on a $75,000 and is scheduled to appear Sept. 16 in Bridgeport Superior Court.