8 arrested in Floral Park home burglary

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Eight people broke into a vacant Floral Park home Monday and spray-painted graffiti on its walls, Nassau County police said.

Police said they broke into the home on Arthur Avenue through an unlocked back door at about 2 p.m. and caused extensive damage.

Those arrested on burglary charges include:

Jerome Allen, 26, of 115-70 Dunkirk St., Saint Albans, Queens.

Brett Schlesinger, 25, of 2402 28th St., Astoria, Queens.

Keith Lee, 25, of 124 Arthur Ave., Floral Park.

Richard Fievre, 25, of 247 Jacob St., Elmont.

Ashley Evans, 25, of 135-05 Coolidge Ave., Jamaica, Queens.

Owen Cook, 30, of 442 45th St., Brooklyn.

Tristan Thompson, 23, of 24 Memphis Ave., South Floral Park.

Jaskarm Kang, 22, of 67-30 136th St., Flushing, Queens.

Schlesinger also is charged with criminal trespassing, Allen with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Schlesinger is scheduled to appear at First District Court in Hempstead on Jan. 23. The seven others arrested are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday.

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