Fourth Squad detectives report the arrest of an Island Park woman for an incident that occurred on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 10:20 pm in Hewlett.
According to detectives, Maria Campione, 20, of 224 Franklin Avenue, after using a rock to break the front door window of the Hewlett Elementary School, 1570 Broadway, entered the building and was observed by a school employee on surveillance cameras running through the hallways. While in the school she also triggered the fire alarm causing the Hewlett Fire Department to respond to a false alarm.
911 was then called and responding officers were able to locate Campione a short distance away from the school. After a brief foot pursuit, she was then placed into custody.
Campione is charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree and Falsely Reporting an Incident 2nd Degree. She will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 1/2/2020.
Details by: Det. Bellamy/ 4th Squad 01/02/20