According to detectives, police officers responded to an alarm at Ace Motorsports located at 791 Old Country Rd. and found the front glass door smashed in. A search of the area led to the arrests of Christopher Webb, 20, of 206 Colonial Springs Rd., Wheatley Heights, Angel Irizarry, 18, of 26 Woodbrook Circle, Holtsville, and Andrew Schneider, 18, of 32 Pinnacle Drive, Port Jefferson, in connection with the burglary. Recovered proceeds were a digital camera, an undisclosed amount of cash and car keys, all belonging to the auto shop. A backpack containing burglary tools were also recovered from the defendants.
All three defendants are each being charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession Stolen Property 3rd Degree and Possession of Burglar Tools. They will be arraigned on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in First District Court, Hempstead.