Felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property Arrest

On August 30th 2017 at approximately 4:30 PM Joshua Flach of Ravena, NY was arrested for the felony of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 2nd Degree. In late March of this year, Mr Flach had stolen an excavator from New Hampshire and was en route back to his home when he had trouble with his trailer. He had left the trailer and excavator on a third party’s property in the Village of Nassau and never returned to retrieve it. The property owner became suspicious and alerted the Village of Nassau Police Department. Through an investigation it was learned that Mr. Flach had committed crimes throughout the region. Mr. Flach surrendered himself to the New York State Police and Village of Nassau Police. He was arraigned on the Nassau and State Police charges in the Town of Schagticoke Court by Judge Thomas and remanded to Rensselaer County Jail with no bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9/1/2017 at 2 PM.