Stony Brook, NY - November 28th, 2013 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for stealing items from multiple cars in Stony Brook this morning.
Paul Lewis entered four unlocked vehicles located at Barker Drive and Barnwell Drive between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and stole items including electronics and jewelry.
An alert resident called 911 and Officers Mark Grubbs and Todd Bradshaw tracked Lewis to 58 Barker Drive, Stony Brook, where he was staying with friends. Residents of the house turned over numerous stolen items to the officers. He was arrested at 10:45 a.m.
Lewis, 20, of Holbrook, was charged with four counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property. Lewis is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on November 29.
Anyone with additional information, or believes they may have been a victim and may be able to identify their recovered property, should contact the Sixth Precinct Crime Section at 631-854-8626.
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Incident: Man Arrested for Stealing Items in Multiple Vehicles
Location: 58 Barker Dr., Stony Brook
Date/Time: November 28, 2013 at approximately 10:45 a.m.