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Home Tutor Arrested for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

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Suffolk County Police have arrested a Ronkonkoma woman in connection with several incidents in which jewelry was stolen from the homes of people who had hired a home tutor for their special needs children.

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Ronkonkoma, NY - February 12th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Ronkonkoma woman in connection with several incidents in which jewelry was stolen from the homes of people who had hired a home tutor for their special needs children.

Beginning on January 3, 2014, police received several reports of stolen jewelry in the Hauppauge area. Fourth Squad detectives conducted an investigation into the thefts and on February 11, they arrested Bonni Blier, of 43 Innis St., Ronkonkoma, and charged her with two counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd Degree, one count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th Degree and one count of Petit Larceny.

Blier, 36, is a special education tutor who was providing in-home tutoring for children in the victims’ homes where the jewelry was stolen.

Blier is being held at the Fourth Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip this morning.

This investigation is continuing and Fourth Precinct detectives are asking anyone with information to contact them at 631-854-8446.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 Incident:         Home Tutor Arrested for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property
Location:        Fourth Precinct, 727 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge
Date/Time:     Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:45 p.m.