Cops: New Cassel Burglary Suspect Fled Police; Captured by Detectives with Special Operations, K9 Units
August 1, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – Nassau County Police have arrested a New Cassel man for Burglary on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:08 p.m. in New Cassel.
According to detectives, on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. Joshua Johnson, 19, of New Cassel was seen removing a safe containing cash from a Maplewood Drive, New Cassel residence. On July 31, 2015 Johnson was located by detectives on Bond Street and when approached fled on foot northbound.
Johnson was found hiding under a vehicle on Juniper Street by members of the Canine Unit with assistance from officers of the Third Precinct and Bureau of Special Operations and placed under arrest.
Johnson is being charged with Burglary 2nd degree, Violation of Probation and Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th degree and will be arraigned today, Saturday, August 1, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.
The fact that a suspect has been charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the suspect is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Suspects are entitled to a fair trial with the burden on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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