The two erstwhile officers at the Wentworth Institute of Technology got 30 days probation today for attempting to sell college GPS and surveying equipment on eBay, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Jonathan Carroll, Jr, 28, and Jay Cunha, 27, were charged with removing $40,000 worth of equipment from a storage unit and putting it up for sale. Unfortunately for them, another employee noticed the equipment was missing the very next day, the DA's office says. Other Wentworth officers checked out eBay to see if any of the equipment turned up there and then tracked the pair down by contacting somebody who made a successful $4,500 bid for one of the devices - a Trimble 5800 GPS.
The college was able to retrieve all of the missing equipment, the DA's office says.