Cops: Man, woman burglarized 12 Suffolk homes

Suffolk police arrested Richard Neumann, 29 of Medford,

Suffolk police arrested Richard Neumann, 29 of Medford, and Jessica King, 23 of Shirley. Police said the two burglarized 12 unoccupied homes from Feb. 4 to July 12, 10 of them since July 2. (July 12, 2013) (Credit: SCPD)

A man and woman have burglarized a dozen homes around Suffolk County since February, police said.

On Friday, Suffolk police arrested Richard Neumann, 29, whose last known address is 140 Tarpon Ave. in Medford, and Jessica King, 23, of Shirley. Police said the couple burglarized 12 unoccupied homes from Feb. 4 to July 12, 10 of them since July 2.

The burglaries occurred in Sayville, Medford, Patchogue, and East Patchogue, according to police, who said that the property recovery section of the department assisted in the investigation.


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Police said they recovered jewelry and electronic equipment after making the arrests. Police said they believe the pair took cash during prior burglaries.

Police said they tracked a green car that was reported leaving the scene of the burglaries to King.

Neumann was charged with 12 counts of second-degree burglary. King was charged with seven counts of second-degree burglary and one count of criminal possession of stolen property.

Both face arraignment, scheduled for Sunday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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