John DiBerardino, 46, was arrested for taking the gasoline and leaving it in his Tottenville backyard.
He allegedly started leaving the devices after a woman he was obsessed with got engaged to another man.
The nor'easter that hit New York Wednesday has set back the schedule of gasoline supply.
Read these expert tips on safely using alternative power and heating devices post-Hurricane Sandy.
New York cabbies are driving as far as Connecticut to fill their tanks.
Cans of gas were being resold for $150 and the free mobile trucks were already beginning to run out.
A gasoline truck was involved in a crash on the BQE in Astoria that caused a fuel spill Wednesday.
Firefighters descended on Zuccotti Park Friday morning to confiscate gasoline cans and generators.
Dozens of charging stations have been installed through the city, and while demand is still low, many say it's soon to grow.
The owner returned from a Buzzcocks concert to find his windows blown out.
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