Serial thief with 167 arrests appears in court after caught stealing 48 items from UES Rite Aid

New York City’s most prolific criminal, with 167 arrests on his record, appeared in court Thursday after being caught stealing 48 items worth $450 from an Upper East Side Rite Aid. cameras were at Manhattan Supreme Court as Jamel Pringle, 39, was notably denied bail for the first time on Thursday despite New York’s woke bail reform laws.

Police had previously joked that, due to the controversial laws that only offered bail for serious offenses, Pringle had amassed ‘frequent flier miles’, according to the New York Post.