The First Squad reports an arrest for Larceny which occurred on Sunday, January 01, 2017 at 1:05 a.m. in Baldwin.
According to detectives, First Precinct patrol officers assigned to a possible traffic hazard observed Jonathan Philbert, 19, of 1516 Waddell Street sitting in his car at Prince Street and Schuman Place. Officers smelled marijuana coming from the car and conducted an investigation which discovered Philbert was in possession of marijuana and several packages were found in the car which had names and addresses of different people postmarked on them. Officers determined these packages had been removed from outside people’s homes in the recent past in the Baldwin area. Philbert was placed under arrest at the scene without incident.
Detectives ask anyone who believes they may have been a victim of a similar crime to contact the First Squad at 573-6152.
Philbert is charged with five counts of Petit Larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana. He will be arraigned on Monday, January 2, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.