2 arrested in Poughkeepsie for stealing checks from mailboxes

Police apprehended Jasiyah Shabeleh and Raheem Angus while they were attempting to break into a mailbox on Raymond Avenue on Monday.

News 12 Staff

Mar 13, 2024, 11:27 AM

Updated 33 days ago

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Two individuals have been arrested in Poughkeepsie for stealing checks from mailboxes.
Police apprehended Jasiyah Shabeleh and Raheem Angus while they were attempting to break into a mailbox on Raymond Avenue on Monday. This follows several reports of stolen checks in the area.
Investigators discovered a significant amount of stolen mail in Angus' possession. Shabeleh attempted to flee but was later apprehended at a local hotel.
During a search warrant, police found 100 stolen checks. Shabeleh was already wanted for robbing a postal worker in August.
Additionally, police found $130,000 from the August robbery in Shabeleh's hotel room. Both individuals are currently in Dutchess County Jail.


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