Homeless Man Arrested for Burglarizing Huntington Station Church, Cops Say


SCPD: Julio Lebron, 48, broke in through a stained glass window at Saint Hugh of Lincoln and stole cash and checks.

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SCPD arrested Julio Lebron, 48, who burglarized a church.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Huntington Station, NY - August 8, 2018 - Suffolk County Police, with assistance from the MTA Police, arrested a man who burglarized a church in Huntington Station on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
Julio Lebron broke a stained glass window at Saint Hugh of Lincoln, located at 21 East 9th St., entered and stole cash and checks at 2:35 a.m. The suspect fled and later boarded a westbound train toward Penn Station. Christopher Guastamacchia, an off-duty MTA police officer on the train, observed the suspect acting suspicious at approximately 5:30 a.m. The officer notified his supervisor and partner, who met them in Penn Station. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Lebron was responsible for the church burglary.
Second Squad detectives charged Lebron, 48, who is undomiciled, with Burglary 3rd Degree. He will be held overnight at the Second Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on August 8.
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