The Fifth Squad reports thearrest of a West Hempstead man for multiple Burglaries that occurred onWednesday, September 27, 2017 in West Hempstead.
According to detectives,patrol officers responded to a burglary in progress at a Taft Streetresidence. It was determined Douglas Juziah, 16, of 375 Oakford Street,entered through an unlocked bathroom window. The homeowner awoke andcalled 911.
During the investigation, itwas determined Juziah entered a residence on Roosevelt Street through anunlocked window and removed keys. The defendant exited through the samewindow and removed a 2015 Nissan Altima from the driveway. While backing outof driveway, the defendant struck a parked 2006 Toyota Sequoia and left thescene.
A short time later, thedefendant struck a parked 2015 Hyundai Elantra on Hempstead Avenue, causingdamage to both vehicles. The defendant again left the scene.
Juziah then returned to theRoosevelt Street residence, parked the car in the driveway and entered the sameunlocked window to return the car key. The defendant exited the housethrough the front door.
The defendant walked northon Roosevelt Street and entered a second residence through an open sidewindow. He removed a Kindle, library card and an undisclosed amount ofU.S. currency.
Defendant Juziah is chargedwith two (2) counts of Burglary 2nd degree, Grand Larceny 3rddegree, Petit Larceny, Criminal trespass 2nd degree, Possession ofBurglary Tools, Unlicensed Operator and two (2) counts of Leaving Scene of anIncident without Reporting. He will be arraigned Thursday, September 28,2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Bastone/5thSQD 09/28/17/0045/8688