Officials: Man Flees Officers After Caught Performing Lewd Act in Jericho Parking Lot

Anthony Tomeo of East Northport, 59, was also discovered in possession of stolen property from Home Depot and a stolen I.D., police say.

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NCPD reports the Arrest of Anthony Tomeo of East Northport, 59, for Burglary.

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Jericho, NY - January 22, 2019 - The Second Squad reports the Arrest of an East Northport man for Burglary that occurred on Monday, January 22, 2019 at 3:25 p.m. in Jericho.
According to detectives, officers observed a suspicious vehicle in the rear of 86 Jericho Turnpike. The occupant of the vehicle, defendant Anthony Tomeo, 59, was found to be alone in his vehicle performing a lewd act when officers approached the vehicle. The defendant then fled in his vehicle westbound on Jericho Turnpike. Officers conducted a VTL stop on the defendant’s vehicle. Tomeo was placed under arrest without incident.
During the investigation, the defendant was found to be in possession of stolen property from Home Depot. Officers also recovered an I.D. that had been stolen from an automobile in East Northport on December 15, 2018.
Anthony Tomeo is charged with Burglary 3rd Degree, Petit Larceny, Public Lewdness, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property as well as multiple VTL violations. He will be arraigned on January 22, 2019 at First District Court, Hempstead.
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