Roosevelt Teen Charged with Stealing Car Warming Up Outside of Home; Victim’s Pocketbook, Wallet Inside
Published on January 6, 2014 · Filed Under Crime
by Dana Klosner
Dewayne Green, 17, was charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. Photo NCPD.
(Hicksville, NY) A Roosevelt teen was arrested on Thursday, January 2 at 10:34 am for stealing a car that contained a victim’s pocketbook and wallet.
According to detectives, on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 1:50 A.M. a 38 year old female was at a relative’s house on Park Avenue in Roosevelt when she went outside the residence to warm up her 2005 Ford. The female re-entered the home and when she came back out a short time later the vehicle was missing. Inside the vehicle was the victim’s pocketbook and wallet.
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 the victim’s husband observed the vehicle traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike and dialed 911. The car was stopped on Stewart Avenue in the vicinity of Key Lane in Hicksville and the operator, Dewayne Green, age 17 of 81 Smith Street taken into custody without incident. The pocketbook and wallet were recovered along the Southern State Parkway in Roosevelt.
The defendant was charged with Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, Grand Larceny 4th Degree and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. He was arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Friday, January 03, 2014.