The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of two men for Burglary that occurred on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 3:32 pm in Seaford.
According to detectives, a 21 year old male victim received a call from an acquaintance that he was willing to help the victim move out of his Somerset Drive home. The friend did arrival at the house along with another acquaintance; also known to the victim. As the victim was filling plastic containers with sneakers, the two defendants Christian Dowd, 20, of 68 Roosevelt Boulevard, Massapequa and Patrick White, 39, of 4 Godfrey Avenue, Bayville began beating the victim about the body, choking him with an extension cord and then taking the same cord tying the victim’s hands and feet. The defendants then proceeded to take an undisclosed amount of US currency, an IPhone and a pair of sneakers valued at $1500. The defendants then fled the scene in an unknown direction. The victim was able to maneuver his way out the home where neighbors called police. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
After an investigation by Detectives from the Seventh Squad and the Glen Cove Police Department, defendants Dowd and White were placed under arrest in Glen Cove on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 6:50 pm.
Defendants Dowd and White are being charged with Burglary 1st Degree, Robbery 1stDegree, Strangulation 2nd Degree and Assault 2nd Degree. They will be arraigned on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: D/Sgt. Otto/7th Sqd. 08/22/17/0600/7945