UPDATE: Cranston sunglasses thief turns himself in, faces Larceny charges
By News Staff
CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — The Cranston Police Department Motorcycle Unit announced Thursday that they have arrested a man caught on video stealing a pair of sunglasses from a funeral home late last week.
Police say William Carosi, 57, of Pascoag, was arrested after turning himself in for stealing the sunglasses, which belonged to an on-duty member of the Cranston Police Department Motorcycle Unit.
Police say a member of the Motorcycle Unit left his sunglasses on the table outside the waking room at Nardolillo Funeral Home, as is customary, before entering to share condolences with a grieving family.
At this time, Carosi was seen on camera taking the sunglasses from the table before placing them on his head and exiting the building.
Cranston Police say Carosi was arrested after turning himself in Thursday and admitted to the crime.
Carosi was transported to Kent County District Court for arraignment on a misdemeanor charge of Larceny under $1500.