Hyde Park woman charged with stealing 3 cars

A 50-year-old woman has been charged with a series of three car thefts after her mother reported one of them to the Hyde Park Police Department.

was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, and third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor, after two arrests involving two of the cars, the police report said.

The report said the police were contacted on Nov. 23 by a Cardinal Road resident who reported her daughter had taken her vehicle without permission. The vehicle’s Onstar then located it in Poughkeepsie, where Poughkeepsie police found both the vehicle and who was turned over to Hyde Park police, charged with the misdemeanor and released.

At 12:05am the next day, Nov. 24, Hyde Park Police received a complaint from the Mobil gas station on Violet Ave that a customer had his car stolen while inside the store. Video footage from the gas station determined that the car was stolen from someone who appeared to be the police report said. City of Poughkeepsie Police then located that vehicle at the same location that they found the other vehicle, and arrested an hour later, turning her over to Hyde Park Police.

While was in custody, the report said, she reportedly confessed to stealing a vehicle on Nov. 17 in Poughkeepsie. Charges are pending on that. She was arraigned in front of Judge Kennedy and remanded to Dutchess County Jail Jail on $25,000 cash or $50,000 bail bond.

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