Mineola, NY - April 21st, 2014 - The Third Squad reports the arrest of a New Hyde Park man for a Burglary that occurred on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in Mineola.
According to detectives, the defendant Charles M. Schulz, 23 of 147 N. 6th Street was walking on Willis Avenue when he smashed the front window of The Lucky Mini Mart located at 209 Willis Avenue with an unknown object. Schulz fled on foot in unknown direction. A short time later the defendant entered an apartment on 1st Street through an unlocked window. The male resident, 39 years of age, was awoken by a noise and confronted Schulz. After a brief struggle the defendant fled again without any proceeds. The victim suffered minor injuries. Third Precinct officers responded to the scene and located Schulz a short time later on Garfield Avenue. He was placed under arrest without incident.
Schulz is charged with Burglary 1st degree and Criminal Mischief 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.