Crime Report: Two Attempted Walmart Robberies

The following arrest information was supplied by the Suffolk County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

The Suffolk County reported the following arrests from May 5 to May 12:

Ivan Carrillo, 43, of Commack, was arrested May 12 and charged with aggravated DWI. Suffolk police said Carrillo was driving a 1994 Buick westbound on Route 25/Jericho Turnpike approaching Harned Road when he was pulled over. He had a blood alcohol content of .18 of 1 percent, according to police reports. 

Karl Achnitz, 57, of Commack, and Alice Achnitz, of Commack, were arrested May 11 and both charged with petit larcency. The pair was arrested for allegedly taking various items fromon Crooked Hill Road and leaving the store without paying for the items, according to police.  

Tania Gransasso, 24, of Commack, was arrested May 11 and charged with driving while intoxicatd - first offense. Gransasso was driving 2007 Volkswagon down Smithtown Main Street when police said she crossed the double yellow lines and hazard markings. She was pulled over and found to be intoxicated, according to reports. 

Germain Pierre, 19, of Deer Park, was arrested May 10 in Commack and charged with petit larceny. Pierre attempted to take videogame from Walmart on Crooked Hill Road without paying for them, according to police reports. 

AstiGirl May 16, 2012 at 03:27 AM
Not surprised about all the Walmart thefts. I once saw a man leave with the alarms sounding and the "security" guard yelling stop without moving. I then sat in the parking lot and watched that same man go in and out of the store 3 times and putting the stolen merchandise in his SUV. Oh, and I also called the police and waited a 1/2 hour and they never showed. Finally gave the crooks license plate to the store manager and went home.
Rich May 16, 2012 at 05:18 AM
The headline says there were 2 attempted robberies, yet the story says nothing of them.
Randy May 16, 2012 at 12:38 PM
The patch loves exaggerating I have have noticed. Shoplifting and petit larceny is a far cry from a robbery or an attempted robbery which requires force or a threat thereof. If your going to report petty offenses like they are crimes of the century try to at least get the crime classification correct.
pbug56 May 16, 2012 at 12:38 PM
You noted the problem; the Commack Walmart store mis-manager. He spends all day every day in meetings, is NEVER around at night, has been there a long time and never noticed departments with no staff around, completely empty shelves in some sections, price signs that don't match anything and far more. I like Walmart but hate this place; I only go because its the closest.
11725 MAN May 16, 2012 at 02:45 PM
Not the safest place to go at night
housewiifes May 16, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Randy, the patch loves exaggerating cause there ran buy housewives, that love gossip... The one in KP is the worst, the women will post the fathers name and were he eats is his daughter gets arrested... Im sure you housewives will you delete this
Rich May 16, 2012 at 04:36 PM
I wish they would delete this comment. It makes absolutely no sense.
Rose June 05, 2012 at 02:40 PM
That was nice of you to get involved.


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