New York State Police Troop G are seeking the public's help in locating an individual accused of several serious crimes. Take a look at the description below to see if you can help identify and possibly locate this suspect.

This individual is wanted for Grand Larceny 2nd, Grand Larceny 4th and Scheme to Defraud 1st. This man's physical description alone might narrow the search as he is listed at 6 feet 5 inches and 400 pounds. Scroll down for more.

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Let's take a look at the suspects charges starting with Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree. According to attorney Stephen Bilkis & Associates, New York Penal 155.40 states that you have committed this crime if you steal property valued at $50,000 or more, you have extorted the property by threatening to harm the victim or that you would damage property.

As for Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, attorney Scott J. Limmer describes New York Penal 155.30 as lengthy. Generally speaking this states that you have committed this crime if you've stolen property, such as credit cards, or firearms, valued between $1,000 and $3,000.

You may know this individual under one name but he is known to use different aliases

  • Chad J. Nichols
  • Carmine Galen
  • Carmello Galentino
  • C,J, Gal

The Scheme to Defraud charge is pretty much as it sounds. Saland Law describes New York Penal Law 190.65 as scamming someone to obtain property through fraudulent pretenses.

518 news, wanted by New York State Police, Latham

Chad J. Nichols, a Ballston Spa resident, is driving a black 2012 GMC Sierra pickup truck with New York plate 69353MM.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of this individual you are asked to contact New York State Police ASAP. DO NOT take any police action yourself. Contact New York State Police at 518-457-6811 or email

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