Police: Fugitive out of Florida nabbed stealing cigarettes in Greenport


After Southold Town police arrested a Greenport man for stealing cigarettes Monday, police learned Brevard County in Florida had two outstanding felony warrants for the suspect’s arrest, according to a police press release.

Craig Waters, 21, was charged with petit larceny for stealing two packs of cigarettes from an unidentified business in Greenport, police said.

After Mr. Waters made bail, Southold Town police turned him over to the Suffolk County Police Fugitive Squad for extradition to Florida on theft related incidents, officials said.

No other details about the incident were immediately available.