Wantagh Man Accused of Firing Stolen Handguns at Neighbor's Garage, According to Authorities
By Long Island News & PR
Published: August 22 2017
Rocko Fox, 20, was caught in possession of a stolen safe and handguns, officials report.
NCPD reports the arrest of Rocko Fox of Wantagh, 20, for Burglary and Criminal Mischief that occurred on July 13.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Wantagh, NY - August 22, 2017 - The Second Squad reports the arrest of a Wantagh man for Burglary and Criminal Mischief that occurred on July 13, 2017 between 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm in Levittown and July 14, 2017 at 10:35 pm in Wantagh respectively.
According to detectives, a male victim contacted police on August 21, 2017 that he found bullet holes in his garage door frame located at Sarah Drive, Wantagh. A fellow neighbor had video showing defendant Rocko Fox, 20, shooting a handgun towards the victim’s garage on July 14, 2017.
Detectives conducted a consent search of the defendant’s home and recovered a locking mechanism safe which match the description of a safe stolen on July 13, 2017 from a Knoll Lane, Levittown residence. Two (2) semi-automatic handguns were inside the stolen safe. Defendant Rocko was placed under arrest on August 21, 2017 at 11:40 pm. The hand guns were not recovered.
Defendant Rocko is being charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th Degree and Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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