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A homeless man was arrested for allegedly stealing cash and tools from a parked car in Ridgewood.

According to police, at around 3:15 p.m. on May 7, 29-year-old Joseph Ancona allegedly approached a black 2012 Honda that was parked in front of 710 Seneca Ave. Ancona then broke into the car and stole $500 in cash and tools valued at $550.

Following an ongoing investigation, Ancona was arrested on May 20 at the 104th Precinct. He was charged with grand larceny and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Police indicated that Ancona was homeless and had a lengthy arrest record with crimes related to fueling a drug habit.


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