The Third Squad reports the arrest of a New Cassel man for Attempted Burglary that occurred on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 5:37 a.m. in New Cassel.
According to Detectives, a resident on Dryden Street heard someone attempting to enter her home through a rear sliding door. Another resident went outside and observed the defendant, Christopher Jones, 57, of 694 Dryden Street, looking into the windows of his home with a flashlight. After a brief argument the defendant left the scene. About an hour later the defendant returned and was seen in the rear yard once again, this time carrying a rifle. The victim called the police and the defendant was placed under arrest without further incident.
The defendant Christopher Jones has been charged with Burglary 2nd Degree (Attempt), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree and Menacing 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at First District Court, 99 Main Street in Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Rios/3rd Squad 01/27/20/1720/8812