Five men allegedly stole merchandise and broke into an ATM before trying to escape a Queens bodega through a hole in the roof – but officers caught them all soon afterward, police said Monday.
The New York City Patrlomen’s Benevolent Association was outraged Monday, following reports that onetime “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was set to be released from prison after serving 10 years for a burglary that resulted in the death of an NYPD officer.
A woman has been charged after a Long Island homeowner allegedly broke into his house while he was on vacation in China, only to get caught as he watched his home on a webcam.
Nassau County police said a home webcam helped a man spot someone breaking into his house when he himself was all the way in China.
Police have released a surveillance image of the three suspects they’re looking for in connection with a burglary Sunday in Brooklyn.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and tracking down a burglar who stole $5,000 from a Queens clothing store last month.
The break-in occurred on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights at around 3 a.m., police said.
Police and prosecutors say that between 2009 and 2012, the ring committed more than 45 commercial and residential burglaries on Long Island. The federal indictment of the five men was unsealed Thursday.
After a handful of burglaries, residents have been calling each other and using Facebook to make sure no one else becomes a victim.
Police on Saturday were asking the public to help search for a man who posed as a water quality inspector, and distracted a 75-year-old Bronx woman while a second man burglarized her home.
The suspect was caught on surveillance video walking into Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday.
The suspect entered Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 30-11 30 Drive in Astoria and removed jewelry and an unspecified amount of cash before fleeing.
An alleged prowler was left in critical condition Sunday evening, after police said he tried to escape from an East Village apartment he had just burglarized by jumping from a fifth-story window.
Police are looking for a man who burglarized an Upper West Side salon, only to steal an empty cash register.
The thief entered Jimmy’s Diner, at 92 Calyer St. in Greenpoint, through a basement door around 5:20 a.m. on Sept. 24, police said.