According to detectives, 911 received a call for a burglary in progress at a Francis Drive residence. Upon police arrival a 43 year old male victim stated that he saw an opened front window and heard someone inside the house. Officers from the First Precinct observed the defendant, Rony Compere, 43 of 52 Lafayette Street in a Chevrolet Tahoe in front of the residence. The defendant fled scene on foot through rear yards and was placed into custody in the rear of a Brisbane Lane residence. There were no proceeds at this time.
Defendant Compere is being charged with Burglary 2nd degree and Criminal Trespass 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at First District Court in Hempstead.