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WEST NYACK Four people including three from Orange County were arrested Wednesday night after they allegedly stole $1,840 worth of merchandise from the Macy store at the Palisades Center mall in West Nyack.
Loss prevention employees from the store spotted the four put some 40 pieces of clothing in several plastic bags and walk out without paying. An employee tried to stop them and was involved in a struggle with two of the suspects. He was not injured, but they hopped into a car and took off.
Charged with felony grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property were Nicholas Menegan, 19, and Yesenia Ocasio, 24, both of Middletown; Yvette Lopez, 45, of Walden; and Stephanie Grayson, 38, of Oklahoma City, OK.
Menegan and Lopez were also charged with felony robbery resulting from the struggle with the employee.
Bail was set at $10,000 for Menegan, $5,000 for Grayson and Ocasio and no bail for Lopez due to a prior conviction. They were all committed to the Rockland County Jail.