Auto Theft Defense Lawyer in Central Islip, New York

Were You Charged with Motor Vehicle Theft on Long Island, NY?

Motor Vehicle Theft (New York Penal Law 165.05 & 165.06) 

If you or a member of your family have been charged with motor vehicle theft in New York, it is imperative that you keep silent and ask to have an attorney present with you.

In New York, you can be arrested and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle if you were driving another person’s vehicle without permission of the owner.

Other Types of Motor Vehicle Theft 

  • Carjacking: Carjacking is a crime in which the perpetrator uses force, displays a weapon, or threatens the use of force in order to steal another person’s vehicle. Carjacking is a Class C Felony in the state of New York.
  • Joyriding: Joyriding is defined as using, taking, or operating another person’s vehicle without permission but intent to return the vehicle to the owner. Joyriding can be a Class A misdemeanor, Class E felony, or Class D felony depending on the situation.

The punishments for Motor Vehicle Theft or Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle will vary depending on the facts of each case.

Motor Vehicle Defense Lawyer James D’Angelo will aggressively defend you or someone you know to the fullest extent of the law.  Attorney D’Angelo has over 20 years’ experience handling motor vehicle theft cases in Suffolk County. Mr. D’Angelo has significant knowledge of criminal law, the courts, the judges, and the legal system. Mr. D’Angelo will work hard on your behalf to reduce your felony auto theft charges to a misdemeanor or have your case dismissed altogether. Although Mr. D’Angelo cannot promise any results, if he takes your case, he will rigorously defend you in hopes of the best possible outcome.

Call (631) 462-6908 and speak with James D’ Angelo, Esq. today. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

James D’ Angelo, Esq.
320 Carleton Ave #4200
Central Islip, NY 11722
Call Us 24/7 at (631) 462-6908