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

Feb. 14, 2019 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Sean Dash and Jade Williams, both of the Bronx, pleaded guilty to possessing stolen property in connection with mail theft in Tarrytown. They appeared today before Westchester County Court Judge Barry Warhit and pleaded guilty to one count each of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Third Degree, a class D felony.

Sentencing is scheduled for May 31, 2019.

Background
On May 18, 2018 at approximately 2:35 a.m., Tarrytown Police observed Sean Dash acting suspiciously in front of a mailbox located just blocks from the Post Office. Jade Williams was in a vehicle acting as a lookout. On investigation, police found a “garbage bag” full of assorted U. S. mail and a U.S. Postal Service mailbox key in their car. The garbage bag contained 14 separate victims’ mail, which was stolen from a second mailbox located 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. Tarrytown Police made the arrest.

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

Sean Dash

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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