NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A NYPD narcotics detective accused of stealing nearly $3,000 from a Brooklyn deli during a raid remains suspended without pay.
Det. Ian Cyrus has been with the NYPD for the last 12 years, working in Brooklyn with the narcotics squad, CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reported.
However, the deli owner said his surveillance footage proves Cyrus is a crooked cop and that it shows the detective swiping the cash.
In the video, Cryus is seen crouched on the ground taking a fistful of cash from a box behind the register of the deli. Cyrus is even seen turning away from the other plainclothes officer before stuffing the money in his pocket.
Detectives raided the deli on Marcus Garvey in Bedford-Stuyvesant last Friday as part of a crackdown on untaxed cigarettes.
The deli owner, Ali Abdullah, first thought it was one of his employees who took the cash, until he saw…
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