have charged a Copiague man with the burglary of Plainview home, one of a to plague the community in recent weeks.
A Barnum Avenue resident came home recently to find the home ransacked, Nassau Police said. A burgler had entered the house by climbing through an unlocked side window and took assorted jewelry and a jar of U.S. coins from a bedroom, according to police.
An investigation led Eighth Squad detectives to a suspect, police said. On Monday, detectives arrested Dyron Elliot, of 465 45th St., Copiague, on charges of second-degree burglary, a felony, in connection with the incident, Nassau police said.
Elliot was arraigned at First District Court in Hempstead on Tuesday.
The Barnum Avenue burglary is one a string of break-ins reported to police in recent weeks in the Plainview area. There were four new burglaries in Plainview reported on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 11-12. Those four took place on Richfield Court, Hofstra Drive, Dartmouth Drive and Central Park Road, according to police reports issued Wednesday.
In addition, homes in Syosset and Hicksville have also suffered recent break-ins, police reported. In the one week spanning Oct. 29 to Oct. 6, six new burglaries were reported in those three adjoining communities, according to police reports.