The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of an Elmont man for an Attempted Burglary that occurred on Monday, October 11, 2016 at 12:20 am.
According to the Burglary Pattern Team, detectives did recognize and observed the defendant Eric Barnett, 50, of 436 Eureka Avenue climb over a fence and enter into the rear yard of the Associated Supermarket located at 301 Jerusalem Avenue with the intent to forcibly enter and remove property. Detectives were able to place the defendant into custody without incident as he climbed back over the fence and attempt to flee in his vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the defendant Eric Burnett was responsible for other pattern burglaries that occurred on:
July 08, 2016 – Pat’s Farm located at 1142 Merrick Avenue, Merrick
July 31, 2016 – ABC Farms located at 1285 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont
August 09, 2016 – Galleria Pizzeria located at 1339 Merrick Avenue, Merrick
August 12, 2016 – Park Place Restaurant located at 41 Covert Avenue, Floral Park
August 16, 2016 – Wine Gallery located at 270 Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead
August 16, 2016 – Bagel on the Square located at 529 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Square
August 16, 2016 – Ralph’s Italian Ices located at 531 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Square
September 19, 2016 – International Café located at 322 Bedford Ave, Bellmore
September 23, 2016 – Uncle Bacallas located at 2370 Jericho Turnpike Garden City
October 01, 2016 – Alpine Restaurant located at 11 Franklin Avenue
October 02, 2016 – Gilbert’s Liquors located at 1160 Merrick Avenue, Merrick
Erick Burnett is being charged with 12 counts of Burglary 3rd degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Wednesday October 12, 2016.