New York City police are still hunting a man suspected of stealing a house agent’s safe.
Larnaca resident Jelani Bongio Jr. is accused of taking the safe and the keys to the house agent James F. Sells’ home, police said.
Police said the agent left the house after the robbery on Wednesday, June 24.
The agent told detectives he did not know what had happened, according to the complaint.
Police arrested Bongios cousin, 30-year-old J.R. Hensley.
The agent told police he did know the safe had been stolen, according the complaint, but it was still in the house.
Police also said Bongino had been using a stolen credit card for the house and was still using the card at the time of the burglary.
Police did not say what the card belonged to, but said Bonsylio used the card to pay for two items at the home: $2,500 worth of cigarettes, $2.7,000 worth of marijuana and $2 million worth of jewelry.
The house agent is not accused of having any knowledge of the home being burglarized, police wrote.
Sells was charged with one count of burglary, two counts of grand larceny and one count each of grand theft, conspiracy, and grand lien.