Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says the 300-member unit will focus on preventing thefts of smart phones, computer tablets and people’s financial resources.
William Wahl, of Levittown, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree assault, and fourth-degree criminal mischief.
A New Haven, Conn., man has been charged in the robbery and sexual assault of a 61-year-old woman in the Bronx late last month.
Eleven defendants were indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and arraigned in State Supreme Court later Wednesday on identity theft, fraud, grand larceny and forgery charges.
William Rapfogel, 59, pleaded guilty to grand larceny, money laundering and other charges in a case that had rattled city and state political circles.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a series of Grand Larcenies that took place in Manhattan.
A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a suspect wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place in Queens on April 2.
The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a man wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place inside of a Brooklyn Walgreens.
A man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly stole a car and crashed into a building on Long Island.
Police on Long Island have arrested four people in connection with an attempted grand larceny that took place in New Cassel on Thursday night.
The NYPD is looking for four individuals wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place at a store in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn.
According to police, two women can be seen on surveillance video using a stolen credit card inside a retail store close to where the card was reported stolen.
Police on Saturday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who stole a woman’s iPhone near Columbia University.
Police said Eric Willis, 50, would switch price tags and then purchase the items at the lower price. Police say he then returned the items to a different J.C. Penney store without a receipt and received a gift card for the original price.