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Man Arrested for Burglarizing Coram Synagogue

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for burglarizing a house of worship in Coram this month.

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Coram, NY - July 23rd, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for burglarizing a house of worship in Coram this month.

On July 7, a man entered the Chabad House of Coram, located at 87 Mt. Sinai Coram Road, and stole coins. The incident was recorded on surveillance video.

Patrol Officer Greg Hasemann responded, and advised Sixth Squad detectives that he believed the suspect was Christopher Loeb.

Officer Hasemann searched for the suspect during his daily patrols and located Loeb at approximately 7:30 p.m. tonight. Loeb was interviewed by Sixth Squad detectives and arrested for the burglary. The coins were not recovered.

Sixth Squad detectives charged Loeb, 31, undomiciled, with Burglary 3rd Degree.

Loeb is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on July 23.


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