A Bethpage man accused of several burglaries is scheduled to return to court next week.
Nassau police had charged Kristopher Lospitalier, 23, of 80 S. Millpage Dr. in connection with three burglaries in the neighborhood.
Detectives with the Eighth Precinct said that on Feb.1, a 62-year-old woman was awakened from an afternoon nap by an intruder. The woman screamed and chased the man from her bedroom, said.
The woman was unharmed; the suspect fled through her backyard.
During the subsequent probe, detectives determined that Lospitalier was also responsible for an attempted burglary and the burglary of two other residences on S. Millpage Drive in the first week of February. He was arrested a few days later at his home without incident.
He is scheduled to appear in First District Court.
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