4 Hofstra Basketball Players Charged in Burglaries

The four suspects have been linked to at least six burglaries between October 4 and November 5, according to a Nassau County police spokesman

Friday, Nov 30, 2012  |  Updated 9:12 PM EDT
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The four suspects have been linked to at least six burglaries between October 4 and November 5, according to a Nassau County police spokesman. Greg Cergol reports.

The four suspects have been linked to at least six burglaries between October 4 and November 5, according to a Nassau County police spokesman. Greg Cergol reports.

Four players on Hofstra University's basketball team are accused of burglarizing campus dorm rooms.

Nassau County police said the four defendants were scheduled to be arraigned Friday in district court.

Police identified the four as Kentrell Washington of Las Vegas; Jimmy Hall of Brooklyn; Dallas Anglin of Montclair, N.J.; and Shaquille Stokes of Manhattan. It wasn't known if they had attorneys.

A Hofstra University statement confirmed the four were members of the men's basketball team. The statement said thay have been immediately suspended from the university pending the outcome of the case. The statement said Hofstra's Department of Public Safety cooperated with Nassau police.

Police say cash, computers and other items were taken in six burglaries between Oct. 4 and Nov. 5.

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