BETHLEHEM—The Bethlehem Police Department is continuing the investigation into multiple thefts of personal property from the Elm Avenue Town Park and the Line Drive athletic fields. As a result of the investigation, police have determined that suspects involved in this course of criminal conduct have donned wigs and altered their appearance to appear similar to the victim’s photographs in the documents that they stole. The suspects then attempted to cash checks in the victim’s names at various drive thru windows of financial institutions in Glenmont, North Greenbush and Clifton Park yesterday.
The suspect vehicle is a newer model (most likely a 2016-2018), Dodge Grand Caravan, dark in color. In the photographs and transactions the vehicle had a switched New York license plate. The investigation has determined that the vehicle should have an out of state plate, and is most likely a rental vehicle.
Police are requesting that people be observant for anyone putting on wigs or other similar disguises to their face and head, anyone switching license plates on vehicles or in possession of large amounts of checks and driver’s licenses.
Anyone with information on the suspect or vehicle, or who may have observed this type of suspicious behavior is asked to contact Bethlehem Police at 518-439-9973, or your local police department. The joint investigation into this case involving Bethlehem Police, Saratoga County Sheriffs, New York State Police and the Capital Region Crime Analysis Center.