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Cops: Two Homeless Men Nabbed After Attempted Break-In of Hicksville Residence

Robert Hurley, 33, and Efthimiou Gerasimos, 26, attempted to gain entry into a Rim Lane residence by breaking a window, officials say.

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NCPD reports the arrests of (L to R) Robert Hurley, 33, and Efthimiou Gerasimos, 26, both homeless, for Burglary.

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Hicksville, NY - June 14, 2018 - The Second Squad reports the arrests of two homeless men for Burglary that occurred on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:55 am in Hicksville.
According to detectives, a neighbor observed two defendants Robert Hurley, 33, (no known address) and Efthimiou Gerasimos, 26, (no known address) enter into the yard of a Rim Lane residence and called police. As Second Precinct police arrived they noticed a broken side window and proceeded to the rear yard at which time they observed defendant Hurley caught on the rear yard fence. Defendant Gerasimos Efthimiou fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. Defendant Hurley was placed into police custody without incident. A Bottle of Oxycodone pills taken from inside the residence was recovered.
On Wednesday, June 13, 2018 an investigation led police to Starbucks located at 2148 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow. Detectives located Defendant Gerasimos Efthimiou there and placed him into police custody without incident. There were no injuries reported.
Robert Hurley was charged with Burglary 2nd Degree and was arraigned on Tuesday, May 12, 2018 at First District Court in Hempstead. Gerasimos Efthimiou was charged with Burglary 2nd Degree and was arraigned on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in First District Court in Hempstead.
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