Police: Michael and Joseph Diaz, of Long Island, stole & auctioned off defibrillators from Rikers Island

Prosecutors say Michael Diaz, a corrections officer at the prison, and his brother Joseph, took external defibrillators and auctioned them off on eBay. (6/5/14)

THE BRONX - Two Long Island brothers are facing charges after police say they stole thousands of dollars worth of first aid equipment from Rikers Island.

Prosecutors say Michael Diaz, a corrections officer at the prison, and his brother Joseph, took external defibrillators and auctioned them off on eBay.

Officials say the thefts took place over a two-year period.

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The brothers are due back in court June 17.

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