grand larceny

Cops arrest alleged catalytic converter thieves in Flushing
Cops arrest alleged catalytic converter thieves in Flushing
Northeast Melissa Chan 1/29/2014 at 3:36PM

Police arrested two men in Flushing for allegedly sawing catalytic converters off multiple trucks in a U-Haul storage lot. The device — which contains precious metals inside, like platinum — has been the target of a costly new citywide crime trend.

Five Queens men charged in alleged luxury car theft ring
Police Angy Altamirano 12/12/2013 at 5:05PM

Queens District Attorney Richard Brow announced on Wednesday, December 11 the shutdown of a luxury automobile theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing 48 high-end vehicles, valued at close to $2.4 million, after an 18-month investigation.
As a result of the investigation, 18 people have been charged, including five people from Queens, said Brown.

Three volunteer EMTs charged with stealing from Corona nonprofit
Three volunteer EMTs charged with stealing from Corona nonprofit
Police Angy Altamirano 9/20/2013 at 4:25PM

Three volunteer EMTs have been arrested after allegedly stealing more than $325,000 from a not-for-profit volunteer ambulance group, according to the attorney general. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Friday, September 20 that Daniel Dominguez, 37, Daryl Adeva, 31, and David Moretti, 41, were arrested for stealing from bank accounts of the Corona Community [...]

Police: Man steals gold necklace from toddler at Jackson Heights McDonald’s
Police: Man steals gold necklace from toddler at Jackson Heights McDonald’s
Police Liam La Guerre 9/07/2013 at 10:02AM

Cops aren’t happy with a man who thought stealing is as easy as taking candy from a baby. Police are looking for the man who snatched a gold necklace and charm from a three-year-old girl on Friday afternoon in Jackson Heights. The man followed the girl and her mother to a McDonald’s on 37-59 82nd [...]

Police seek grand larceny suspect
Police seek grand larceny suspect
Police Melissa Chan 8/17/2013 at 12:28PM

Police are looking for a woman who they say shopped at a Middle Village K-Mart in June with a stolen credit card. The suspect allegedly used the card on June 23 to buy many items at the 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue department store, according to the NYPD. She is wanted in connection with a grand larceny. [...]

Queens GOP operative John Haggerty starts sentence for stealing from mayor’s re-election campaign
Queens GOP operative John Haggerty starts sentence for stealing from mayor’s re-election campaign
Politics Melissa Chan 4/10/2013 at 10:54AM

The Queens political operative convicted two years ago of stealing thousands of dollars from the mayor’s re-election campaign has begun his prison sentence. John Haggerty Jr. was received in Ulster Correctional Facility on March 27, according to the state’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The 44-year-old Republican consultant from Forest Hills was found guilty [...]

Grand larceny suspect takes victim’s purse as she prays in mosque
Grand larceny suspect takes victim’s purse as she prays in mosque
Police Angy Altamirano 3/24/2013 at 11:00AM

Police are looking for a suspect wanted for a Wednesday, February 27 grand larceny inside a mosque at 57-16 37th Avenue in Woodside. According to the NYPD, at 5:20 p.m. as the 65-year-old victim prayed inside the mosque, the suspect removed her pocketbook without her knowing. The pocketbook contained cash and bank cards. There were no [...]