Lengthy Island police arrested eight males they stated are accountable for a collection of residential and industrial robberies in Nassau County.
4 of the lads are from Colombia and police say they have been arrested Wednesday after they tried unsuccessfully to interrupt right into a home in Lake Success.
“They actually didn’t get in which is amazing,” stated home-owner Jennifer Weber. “The police said when they heard the alarm they ran.”
Weber and her household weren’t residence on the time when burglars broke her again window to attempt to achieve entry. She says the Lake Success police rapidly arrested the crew. It didn’t take lengthy for Nassau County detectives to hyperlink them to 6 different residence burglaries in Manhasset, Herricks, Mineola, Jericho and Plainview.
“They allegedly broke into a home in Herricks and stole $6,000 cash and credit cards. On December 18, he broke into a Jericho home and stole $20,000 in cash, $15,000 in jewelry and attempted to break into another home in the neighborhood,” defined Nassau District Lawyer Anne Donnelly.
Nassau County police positioned the objects they have been capable of recuperate on full show — jewellery, watches, sports activities memorabilia and a gun.
“Within the final 5 years or so we now have seen a rise in sample housebreaking crews that originate in South America, stated Donnelly.
Police additionally introduced the arrest of 4 different males, all from Venezuela, for stealing practically $13,000 value of things from the Macy’s retailer in Roosevelt Area on Jan. 9.
A Manhattan man and Connecticut girl who as soon as dated allegedly teamed as much as burglarize two houses belonging to an apparently rich sufferer who was romantically concerned with one other of the allegedly scorned girl’s ex-lovers, prosecutors on Lengthy Island say. (Video produced by Jennifer Vazquez)
All eight males, police stated, had throughout the previous 12 months entered the nation on the border as asylum seekers. Commissioner Patrick Ryder of the Nassau County Police believes they’re half of a bigger crime syndicate.
“These are ongoing organized theft groups that are being sent up here for the purpose to commit crimes here knowing if you’re caught,” stated Commissioner Ryder. (*8*)
Whereas Weber feels fortunate her alarm system did its job, she continues to be shoring up safety at her home due to this unsettling incident
“Alarms are key they are so important because a lot of people have alarms but they don’t set them,” stated Weber. “Wherever you go make sure your alarms on.”