Suffolk County Woman, 83, Describes Being Victim Of Distraction BurglaryThe thieves are preying on kindess and targeting the vulnerable throughout the area.
Nassau County Police Say Suspect Arrested In So-Called Distraction Burglary In Herricks Frank Nicholas, 27, was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary, police said.
Police: Man Poses As Water Department Worker, Robs Elderly Couple In Valley StreamA man posed as a water department worker knocked on the door of a North Cottage Street home and told an elderly couple that he needed to check the water pressure in the basement, police said.
Greenwich Residents Warned Of Phony Utility WorkersGreenwich residents are being warned to be careful of burglars impersonating utility workers. They prey on the trusting good nature of senior citizens and operate as distraction burglars.
Police In Rockland Seek Distraction BurglarsAfter a series of distraction burglaries on Long Island, people in Rockland County are now dealing with the same problem.
Nassau County Police Investigating Another Distraction BurglaryA recent rash of distraction burglaries is continuing on Long Island. This time the two suspects allegedly targeted an Oceanside woman on her 89th birthday around noon on Wednesday.