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Defendants: Sean Dash (DOB 02/24/97); Jade Williams (DOB 05/14/99)

Oct. 9, 2018 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Sean Dash and Jade Williams, both of the Bronx, were arraigned Thursday (Oct. 4) in connection with mail theft in Tarrytown. They were arraigned on the 32-count indictment before Westchester County Court Judge Barry Warhit. Each man has been charged on the following two felonies:

  • Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, a class D felony
  • Criminal Possession Of Stolen Property in the Third Degree, a class D felony

And the following misdemeanor charges:

  • 14 counts of Criminal Possession Of Stolen Property In The Fifth Degree
  • 13 counts of Petit Larceny
  • one count of Attempted Petit Larceny

Jade Williams alone is charged with two vehicular violations.

Background
The indictment alleges on May 18, 2018 at approximately 2:35 a.m., Tarrytown Police observed a man acting suspiciously in front of a mailbox located just blocks from the Post Office. A second man was in a vehicle acting as a lookout. On investigation, police found a “garbage bag” full of assorted mail and a mailbox key in their car. The garbage bag contained 14 separate victims’ mail which had been stolen from a second mailbox located directly in front of the Post Office. One victim was the Village of Tarrytown School District which had $44,380.91 worth of checks in the mail. The two were arrested by Tarrytown Police.

Bail was increased to $25,000K cash or bond for Dash and bail remained at $10,000 cash or bond for Williams.

Their next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 16, 2018.

Assistant District Attorney Stefanie DeNise of the Investigations Division Identity Theft Unit is prosecuting the case.

police photo of Sean Dash

police photo of Jade Williams

Sean Dash Jade Williams

 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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