Fifth Precinct Officers responded to a call for a larceny from autos that occurred in a parking lot on Hempstead Tpke. Upon their arrival, they observed a subject who fit the description provided by witnesses a short distance away. A subsequent investigation revealed that the subject removed property from a parked vehicle. They also found a credit card not in the name of the subject. Later, with the help of 4th Precinct Detectives, it was revealed that fraudulent purchases were made with the victims credit card. The subject was placed under arrest at scene.
The subject was charged with 2 counts of Grand Larceny 4th Degree, Petit Larceny and Identity Theft 3rd Degree.