2 accused of stealing cooking oil

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Two Yonkers men are behind bars after being accused of stealing used cooking oil in Connecticut.

Police say Richard Tolentino and Jonathan Garces were caught trying to remove leftover grease from barrels at a restaurant in Stamford.

Investigators say stolen cooking oil is being sold on the black market and turned into bio-fuel.

Both men are now charged with conspiracy larceny and first-degree criminal trespass.

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