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Thefts

Catalytic Converter Thefts L.I.

Suspect Charged With Stealing Catalytic Converters From Vehicles For The Disabled On L.I.

A Queens man has been charged with stealing dozens of catalytic converters from vehicles on Long Island, including nine vans for the transport of developmentally disabled adults.

03/01/2014

Brighton Beach Burglary Suspect

Man Arrested In Alleged Scam On Elderly Brighton Beach Residents

Police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly scammed and stole from elderly residents of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.

02/08/2014

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3 Teens Charged With Swiping Packages On Long Island

Three teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly stealing packages from homes on Long Island.

11/23/2013

Gregory Rocco, of Brooklyn, NY, looks at an iPhone 5C on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on September 20, 2013.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

‘Kill Switch’ Technology Could Deal Death Blow To Smartphone Thefts

A hidden battle is being waged over smartphones. Last year, more than 1.5-million Americans had their devices stolen but some companies are against a simple solution.

11/19/2013

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Stamford Police Investigating Possible Link In String Of Car Break-Ins

At least nine break-ins from Wednesday night through early Thursday morning were reported within a small area, according to Stamford Police Chief Jon Fontneau.

11/15/2013

Wheel Thefts

Rash Of Thefts Targeting Car Wheels Plagues NYC

Some New Yorkers have been waking up to find the wheels missing from their cars, and owners of foreign models have been the most frequent targets.

10/09/2013

Wheelchair-Bound Theft Suspect

Wheelchair-Bound Suspect Charged With Stealing Purses, Wallets

A wheelchair-bound man was in police custody Saturday morning, accused of stealing wallets and purses from guests at high-end Manhattan restaurants and hotels.

09/21/2013

Urinal Screen

Reports: Thieves Targeting Urinal Screens In Brooklyn Bar Men’s Room

Some strange thieves reportedly have been targeting the men’s room at a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – stealing items that seemingly no one would even care to touch.

06/04/2013

Flat Tire Con Men

Police Search For Thieves Targeting Drivers With Flat Tires In Queens

Police Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects wanted in connection with 12 different thefts in Queens.

03/05/2013

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9 Arrested In Thefts Near Rockaways Amid Storm

Nine people have been arrested for allegedly stealing from businesses near the Rockaways in Queens during and after Superstorm Sandy.

CBS New York–10/30/2012