×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Skip to main content
Tags: John Catsimatidis | Ice Cream | Thieves | Supermarket | NYC

GOP Billionaire John Catsimatidis Takes on Ice Cream Thieves in NYC

GOP Billionaire John Catsimatidis Takes on Ice Cream Thieves in NYC

John Catsimatidis. (AP Images)

By    |   Friday, 12 August 2016 12:28 PM

John Catsimatidis, the billionaire GOP donor who owns the Gristedes supermarket chain, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a Bonnie and Clyde duo who've stolen dozens of containers of ice cream from his stores.

And it's not just Gristedes that's being plagued by ice cream-grabbing crooks either, Catsimatidis insists.

Catsimatidis, who unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for New York City mayor in 2013, complained on Twitter:

 

 

 

Police told WPIX-TV there have been 250 complaints of ice cream thefts in 2016 and more than 130 arrests.

"They keep stealing it because it's an easy item to sell," Catsimatidis told The New York Post, noting the pilfered pints are sold cheaply to neighborhood bodegas which jack up the price for a hefty profit.

Among the favorite brands of the confectionary crooks are Ben & Jerry's and Häagen-Dazs.

© 2021 Newsmax. All rights reserved.


US
John Catsimatidis, the billionaire GOP donor who owns the Gristedes supermarket chain, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a Bonnie and Clyde duo who've stolen dozens of containers of ice cream from his stores.
John Catsimatidis, Ice Cream, Thieves, Supermarket, NYC
185
2016-28-12
Friday, 12 August 2016 12:28 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved