When darkness sets in on Wavecrest Street in New Dorp, people say squatters make their move – crashing empty homes wrecked by the hurricane.
Police have a possible suspect in the break-ins, 46-year-old Artie Jackson. DNA evidence could link him to other post-Sandy break-ins.
Residents from Staten Island to the Jersey Shore have also seen their share of lootings, prompting some to post their own creative warnings.
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Looters posing as Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers have been knocking on doors late at night, but locals said that help has yet to arrive.