A Sayville man is charged with grand larceny and official misconduct for allegedly stealing camera equipment from the Levittown School District where he had worked as director of computer and media services, according to Nassau County Police.
Ronald E. Kister, 37, of Brook Street, allegedly directed an employee to order camera equipment in excess of $3,500 and told the employee it was for another district employeee, according to police.
When the equipment arrived in early September police say Kister took it from the building and gave it to a female friend as a gift. A short itme later Kister left his job in the district, said police.
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The theft was reported to police in October when another district employee asked about the equipment and discovered it was missing.
On Tuesday police said they located Kister and placed him under arrest without incident and the equipment was recovered.
Kister is charged with grand larceny in the fourth degree and official misconduct. He was issued an appearance ticket and is due in First District Court on December 7.