The Second Squad reports the arrest of a Woodhaven man for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property that occurred on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 12:53 AM in Jericho.
According to Detectives, a male subject was observed breaking into a car by its owner on Broadway Road, Hicksville. The adult male victim confronted the subject and ordered him to get out of his vehicle, which the subject complied and immediately entered into a nearby silver Acura and fled the scene before police arrival. A canvas of the area was conducted and a short time later the silver Acura was found; parked at the Jericho Motel, located at 32 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho. A police investigation was conducted which resulted in the silver Acura being found to have been reported stolen several days earlier. Further investigation resulted in the subject, now known as defendant Raffael Giles, 43 of 83-75 Woodhaven Boulevard, being found hiding in a vacant hotel room and was arrested without further incident.
Defendant Raffael Giles is charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th degree and Petit Larceny. He will be arraigned on Monday, August 3, 2020 in Mineola.
Detectives request anyone who believes that they may have been a victim of theft or other crimes by Raffael Giles to call 2nd Squad detectives at (516) 573-6253 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det.Ellison/2nd Sqd 08/03/20/0800/9962