Suspect arrested in connection with grand theft


FAU police arrested student Yona Rabinowitz yesterday in connection with the theft of nearly 2,000 UP newspapers on the Boca campus on Nov. 10.

Rabinowitz, a philosophy major according to his Facebook profile, is currently in county jail on a $3,000 bail, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with grand theft, trespassing and resisting arrest without violence, said Deputy Chief Keith Totten of the FAU Police Department.

Although there is another suspect connected to the theft, Totten does not expect to catch him.

“I don’t believe we will ever make contact with him,” he said about the student, who has not been attending classes recently.

The suspect’s name ­— which Totten would not release because the investigation is still active — will be sent to the state attorney’s office, where a decision will be made on whether to produce an arrest warrant for him.