Previously on this blog we have discussed burglary and arson as types of property crimes in New York. In this post we are going to explore the definition of the property crime of trespass.
A couple weeks ago, this blog discussed fifth, fourth and third-degree arson in New York. Today we are going to take a look at the laws regarding second and first-degree arson, which can be found in New York penal code article 150.
Property crimes are varied, but in general include burglary, trespass and arson. We've looked at the crime of burglary in the past. Today we are going to take a look at the crime of arson.
A former high-level employee of Tiffany & Co., one of New York's most prominent jewelers, confessed to swiping and selling more than 160 items, which amounted to roughly $2.1 million. Following a July 2013 guilty plea, the Connecticut woman faced criminal charges for transporting stolen merchandise. On Dec. 23, a federal judge reportedly ordered the woman to serve one year and one day in prison and submit to supervision for an additional year upon release.
The New York City Police Department issued an appeal to the public on Oct. 8 for help identifying a man suspected of robbing people. The man allegedly displayed a knife and robbed three people in East Harlem in separate incidences.
The director of security at Yotel hotel in New York has been charged with setting five fires in the building over a two-year period. According to authorities, the 30-year-old man started the small fires in trash bins located in the hallways, emergency exits and stairwells. He is accused of setting the fires with the intention of shutting the hotel down so that he could drink alcohol in his comp room.