The New York State Police Liberty and Wurtsboro are investigating numerous car thefts in Sullivan County. On July 21, 2023, a BMW was reported stolen from Falls Road in Rock Hill and located abandoned at 12th Ave and West 134 New York, NY. On July 22, 2023, a Chevrolet Equinox was reported stolen from State Route 42 in Forestburgh. The vehicle contained a purse with credit cards and personal items. The vehicle was located at 9:00 a.m., locked and abandoned at 12 Ave and West 134th New York, NY. On July 24, 2023, a Toyota Highlander was reported stolen from Youngs Road, Roscoe. The vehicle was located via Flock HIT at 22 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, Connecticut. The operator of the vehicle, Omar Hernandez, was arrested by the Ledyard Police Department. Hernandez was charged with Larceny 2nd degree and held on $15,000 cash bond. On July 24, 2023, Troopers responded to Picadilly Circle in Rock Hill for a report of larcenies from vehicles. Investigation that three vehicles were broken into, a 2017 Land Rover Discovery, A Honda, and a 2009 Nissan Murano. The items stolen were credit cards and over $600.00.
State Police are reminding residents to lock their vehicles and do not leave anything of value in the car.
Anyone who recognizes the individual in the photos are asked to call the New York State Police at 845-344-5300 and reference vehicle thefts in Sullivan County