According to detectives, Christopher Murther, 34, of 142 Campbell Street, was placed into custody after police received multiple 911 calls for a suspicious person who entered and attempted to enter numerous residences in the Glen Head, Glenwood Landing and Roslyn Harbor.
Third Precinct officers located Murther on Scudders Lane, Glen Head and pursued him on foot. After he was apprehended, Murther fought with officers and was eventually placed into custody.
A subsequent investigation revealed the Murther attempted and or entered five residences, some where he was confronted by the homeowners and fled without any proceeds.
The incidents occurred at Cody Avenue, Roslyn Harbor, Cody Avenue, Glenwood Landing, Smith Street, Glen Head and two homes on Scudders Lane, Glen Head.
Murther is charged with four (4) counts of Burglary 2nd Degree, Attempted Burglary 2nd Degree, four (4) counts of Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree, Attempted Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree and Resisting Arrest. He was admitted to an area hospital for an unrelated illness and will be arraigned as soon as practical.