A Port Chester man who turned himself in on Monday to Port Chester police is accused of taking part in the theft of a wallet and $400 from a man who was .
This is the in an investigation of a May 20 incident in which a security camera recorded numerous people walking past a Port Chester man passed out on the sidewalk, and five instances in which the man was robbed while he was unconscious.
Police said David Roman, 27, of 16 Rollhaus Place, is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony. He was released on $250 bail pending a hearing on Thursday in Port Chester Village Court.
Roman is accused of acting in concert with another person in the theft of the wallet and cash. The investigation into the incident is continuing.
On Sunday, Melissa Rodriguez, 34, of New York City, was arrested at La Dolce Vita, a bar/nightclub just a few doors down from the site of the incident. She is also charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and is free on $750 bail after having been accused of taking a set of headphones from the unconscious man.
The incident has sparked outrage in the community, especially since a Port Chester homeowner's security camera captured hours of video showing the unconscious man being ignored by late-night passersby and then being repeatedly robbed. The video was discovered after the homeowners found the man involved with the incident in their backyard, trying to open a door to their house.
Police said that at the time the man was so intoxicated that he did not report to police that he had been robbed, and he was charged with trespassing. An began when the homeowners showed the video to police.