The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Westbury man for Burglary that occurred on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 4:15 am in Westbury.
According to Burglary Pattern Team detectives, Third Precinct Police responded to a Burglary call for an unknown man described inside the JN Mimi Mart, located at 994 Prospect Avenue. Upon police arrival Third Precinct police observed a man matching the description attempting to flee the area on a bicycle. After an investigation the defendant Jean Pierre, 37, of 257 Wright Street was placed into police custody after determining he entered the commercial business by breaking the front glass window and removing a cash register containing an undetermined amount of US currency. The Cash register was later recovered hidden outside in some bushes out front of an adjacent building. There were no injuries reported. Further investigation by Third Squad detectives in conjunction with the Burglary Pattern Team detectives revealed that the defendant Jean Pierre was responsible for many other previous burglaries that occurred in Westbury. They are:
On July 07, 2017 at 3:00 am the defendant did enter the Ultra Wash Laundromat located 476 A Maple Avenue and using a hammer broke into an office and removed an undetermined amount of US currency.
On July 01, 2017 at 3:30 am the defendant entered into Piccola Bussola Restaurant by breaking a glass window and then breaking into a cash register removing an undetermined amount of US Currency.
On July 1, 2017 at 3:00 am the defendant entered the Outback Steakhouse by breaking the front glass door located at 1067 Old Country Road and broke open the cash register. No proceeds were removed.
On June 19, 2017 at 2:24 am the defendant entered the Laundromat located at 278 Post Avenue by prying open the front Plexiglas. Once inside the defendant broke the glass of two prize vending machines and removed a camera, watch, and a $ 250.00 dollar gift card along with $ 150.00 dollars in quarters and Scratch off Lotto tickets.
On June 18, 2017 at 3:50 am the defendant broke into the Laundromat located at 184 Post Avenue by breaking in through the front window and broke the glass on a prize vending machine and removed an I Pad mini and a $ 250.00 dollar gift card.
On June 08, 2017 at 4:35 am the defendant entered the Isla De La Dahia restaurant located at 186 Post Avenue by breaking the front glass door and removing a cash register containing an undetermined amount of US currency.
Defendant Jean Pierre is charged with 7 counts of Burglary 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned in FIIRST District Court in Hempstead on Sunday, July 16, 2017.
Details by: Det. Bernhardt/ Burglary Pattern Team 07/15/17/1745/8348