Man arrested for stealing emergency SUV from East Meadow doctor

? Police say they have arrested the man who stole an emergency SUV from an East Meadow doctor.According to police, Emania Shepard is the man

EAST MEADOW - ? Police say they have arrested the man who stole an emergency SUV from an East Meadow doctor.

According to police, Emania Shepard is the man caught on surveillance video.

The 50-year-old from Freeport allegedly walked into Dr. John Zazo?s office last month and stole his car keys out of his jacket. Police say the man then took off in Dr. Zazo?s volunteer fire department emergency vehicle.

Police say they arrested Shepard yesterday on unrelated charges and recognized him as the man in the video.

This morning, Shepard will be arraigned on burglary charges.

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