New York State Police Asking; Do You Know This Individual?
Have you ever left the grocery store or the mall and were unable to locate your car? Your heart starts pounding and you feel sick to your stomach until you realize it was there all along. Now imagine if your vehicle was gone, stolen. According to Value Penguin, nearly 30,000 vehicles are reported stolen every year in New York.
New York State Police are reporting a rash of stolen vehicles this month and are hoping that you can help locate at least one suspect caught on camera. Let's take a look.
Let's focus on 4 different stolen vehicle reports in the last week alone. New York State Police Troop F are investigating the following crimes and are looking to you for any information that could lead to the closing of each case. If you have any information please call 845-344-5300 and reference vehicle thefts in Sullivan County.
Friday July 21, 2023 - A BMW was reported stolen from Falls Road in Rock Hill, NY and later located, abandoned at 12th Ave and West 134th in New York, NY.
Saturday July 22, 2023 - A Chevrolet Equinox was reported stolen from State Route 42 in Forestburgh, NY. The vehicle contained a purse with credit cards and personal items. The vehicle was located at 9:00 a.m., locked and abandoned at 12 Ave and West 134th New York, NY.
Monday July 24, 2023 - a Toyota Highlander was reported stolen from Youngs Road, Roscoe, NY. The vehicle was located in Ledyard, Connecticut. The operator of the vehicle, Omar Hernandez, was arrested by the Ledyard Police Department.
Monday July 24, 2023 - Troopers responded to Picadilly Circle in Rock Hill, NY for a report of larcenies from vehicles. Investigation that three vehicles were broken into, a 2017 Land Rover Discovery, A Honda, and a 2009 Nissan Murano. The items stolen were credit cards and over $600.00.
State Police are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and do not leave anything of value in the car.