The owner of Touch of Class Collision, located in Valley Stream at 120 East Hawthorne Avenue, received a notification from his alarm company that an unknown subject was inside his store at about 1 a.m. Sunday, May 31, Nassau County Police said.
The owner immediately brought up video of the location on his cellphone and called 911 and provided a description of the suspect.
After a thorough investigation responding officers were able to locate the suspect, Jorge Santizo-Lanuza, of Cedarhurst, in close proximity to the location and he was placed under arrest without incident, police said.
Santizo-Lanuza was charged with:
- third-degree burglary,
- third-degree grand larceny,
- fourth-degree grand larceny,
- third-degree unauthorized use of a vehicle,
- fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.
He will be arraigned on Monday, June 1 in Mineola.
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