PAPD and Division of Corrections
QUEENS — A Brooklyn ex-con who purchased a number of aircraft tickets to Los Angeles with a purpose to steal $17,000 value of products from JFK Airport is dealing with as much as 15 years in jail after being charged with grand larceny, the Queens District Lawyer stated Thursday.
Eric “Equality Martin” Love, 50, used tickets to realize entry to the airport’s terminal on Jan. 23 the place he was seen on video stealing $three,300 value of Chanel, Tom Ford, Hugo Boss, Gucci and Dior fragrance bottles from an obligation free store after which putting them in a Nike curler bag, in response to the Queens DA.
He returned to the airport on April 2 and was once more seen on video swiping $2,000 value of fragrances after which two days later he stole $1,000 value of cologne and fragrance.
Lastly, on April 14 he went to a Hudson Information stand in Terminal 4 and used a burglar’s device to steal 18 Fitbit watches value $three,900 from a safety case and positioned them in his curler bag.
Port Authority police turned clever to the scheme, although, and waited for Like to return to the airport, which he did on Tuesday when he was arrested.
“The defendant, who did sometimes journey to Los Angeles, was allegedly noticed on airport video surveillance stealing dozens of bottles of high-priced perfumes in addition to utilizing a software to disengage the secured Fitbit units from a case at a newsstand,” Queens DA Richard Brown stated in a press release. “The defendant now faces critical jail time for this alleged brazen thievery.”
He had been convicted in 1997 for possession of managed substance and skipping bail. He was paroled in 2001.
He was arrested once more in 2007 and convicted for possession of stolen property. He served a yr in jail.
Then in 2010 he was once more convicted for possession of stolen property and was launched in 2011.
Love was arraigned on grand larceny and possession of burglar’s instruments fees in Queens Felony Courtroom Wednesday night time. He was held on $60,000 bail and is due again in courtroom on Might 10.