The Crimes Against Property
Squad reports the arrest of a Queens man for Grand Larceny on Wednesday, July
23, 2014 at 8:15 A.M. in Bethpage.
According to detectives,
Akeem R. Baker, 20, of 116-25 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica stole $40,000 from a
male victim, 92 years of age. The suspect engaged in a course of conduct
which led the victim to believe he was purchasing high end vehicles that were
being imported into the country. An investigation led to the arrest of Baker in
front of the victim’s residence. Some of the proceeds were recovered.
is charged with Grand Larceny 3rd degree, Grand Larceny 2nd
degree (Attempt) and Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent Person 1st
degree. He will be arraigned on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at First District
Court in Hempstead.