Hicksville Man Charged in Garden City Park Burglaries

Police said they found suspect in Waldbaums bathroom with stolen items.

Nassau County Police have arrested a Hicksville man they say is responsible for several burglaries in Garden City Park Thursday.

Steven Wohnsigl, 49, of Hicksville, allegedly broke into homes on Birchwood Drive and Morris Drive in Garden City Park as well as Betty Road in Garden City on Thursday.

According to detectives, at 12:56 p.m. officers from the responded to a call for a suspicious person on Birchwood Drive and while canvassing the area an alarm began ringing at a different residence on the street.

Officers found an open rear door and window and searched the residence with no results, but located Wohnsigl in the bathroom of . He was carrying a bag with proceeds from a burglary as well as several small bags of marijuana, police said.

Wohnsigl is being charged with three counts of second degree burglary and a parole violation related to a prior burglary. He was scheduled for arraignment Friday in First District Court in Hempstead.

TheGreek June 09, 2012 at 05:41 PM
Kudos to the cops on the street for this arrest. Finding him in the bathroom is extrodinary.


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