Police: Central Islip Man Charged in String of Commercial Burglaries

Luis Arroyo, 38, is arrested Saturday morning while attempting to flee from the scene of burglary, police say.

A Central Islip man faces nine burglary charges after police say he broke into commercial buildings at industrial parks in Bohemia, Islandia, Ronkonkoma and Hauppauge and stole various electronics and computer equipment.

Luis Arroyo, 38, was arrested early Saturday morning following a burglary at 3001 Express Drive North in Islandia. Arroyo was caught by police at Motor Parkway and Hawthorne Avenue in Central Islip after he attempted to flee from officers in a stolen vehicle, police said. 

Further investigation revealed that Arroyo was behind numerous commercial burglaries "that occurred over a period of time." Police did not specify the time frame. 

Arroyo is charged with nine counts of third degree burglary, as well as one count each of first degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, third degree grand larceny, fourth degree grand larceny, third degree criminal mischief, fourth degree criminal mischief, petty larceny and third degree fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle.  

Police are continuing to investigate whether there Arroyo is connected to other reported burglaries.

Arroyo was being held at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Monday. 

Get Off My Lawn February 24, 2014 at 07:50 AM
Sir, would you like a free college degree???
Brookhaven999 February 24, 2014 at 12:07 PM
At the cost of over $300k/year to the taxpayers.
Sal Anthony February 25, 2014 at 01:33 AM
Luis el doctor
brookhavenconfucius February 25, 2014 at 06:42 AM
A future Andrew Cuomo-Magna Cum Laude candidate !
scallop scum March 03, 2014 at 07:06 AM
Hey, at least its not a cultural thing
Ronald P. Matonti March 07, 2014 at 05:40 PM
Commercial businesses that do not hire enough workers and pay living wages deserve to be burglarized. Down with corporate capitalist pigs Anyone who want a decent job should be provided one by corporation or else the government should give them one. Down with capitalism,up with Socialism!!


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