He is expected to appear in court later Thursday.
Three boys were last seen leaving MercyFirst Group Home in Syosset around 8 p.m. on Sunday. Shakeem Smith, 14, and Gabriel Hernandez, 16, were located on Tuesday. Jonathan Acevedo, 15, remains missing.
Nassau County police on Monday were searching for three teenage boys who vanished from a group home this weekend.
A “violent and uncontrollable” resident of a Long Island group home for the developmentally disabled died after officers used a Taser on him during a struggle, a police official said Thursday.