Albany man pleads guilty after allegedly offering to return stolen car to victim for $20
ALBANY, N.Y. – A 55-year-old man pleaded guilty in court to allegedly offering to return a stolen car to it's owner for $20.
David Moore pleaded guilty to one felony count of criminal possession of stolen property in Albany County Court.
On June 3, 2014, a 2007 PT Crusier that was parked on Central Avenue between Manning Blvd and Partridge Street in the City of Albany was stolen, with the victim’s cell phone inside of the car.
On June 4, 2014, at about 5:30 p.m., repeated calls were placed to the phone and Moore answered, stating that he would return the car for $20. The victim met the defendant at a pre-arranged location and the Albany Police were able to respond to the scene to find the car and keys to the stolen vehicle in Moore’s possession.
Due to his repeat criminal history, Moore faces 1 ½ to 3 years in State Prison, when sentenced on September 4, 2014.