28 February 2023
Major Brian P. Webster
Troop NYC Commander
(212) 459-7800



Queens, New York – On the afternoon of Monday, February 26, 2023, troopers from SP Rockaways arrested Thysheem Sands, age 23, of Brooklyn, New York, for Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd Degree - a class D felony.


The troopers were patrolling near the Cross Bay Bridge and conducted a traffic stop on a 2020 Nissan Altima, operated by Sands, for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. The investigation revealed Sands to be in possession of a stolen vehicle, and he was subsequently arrested shortly after attempting to evade the troopers by fleeing on foot.


Sands was charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd Degree, Grand Larceny in the 4th Degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th Degree, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd Degree & Reckless Endangerment. Sands was remanded to Queens County Central Booking pending arraignment.

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