Pair accused of Port Jefferson Station, Holbrook burglaries

Thomas Maglaras, 18, of Farmingville, and Ronald Dunlop, Thomas Maglaras, 18, of Farmingville, and Ronald Dunlop, 55, of the Bronx, are charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of second-degree attempted burglary. Dunlop also is charged with reckless driving, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest. Photo Credit: SCPD

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Two men have been arrested on burglary charges, Suffolk County police said Saturday.

A witness seeing someone exit a Port Jefferson Station home Friday under "suspicious circumstances" led to the arrests of Ronald Dunlop, 55, of 2556 Colden Ave., the Bronx, and Thomas Maglaras, 18, of 17 Falcon Ct., Farmingville, police said.

Each is charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of second-degree attempted burglary.

Dunlop also is charged reckless driving, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest.

They are scheduled to be arraigned Saturday at First District Court in Central Islip.

Police responded to an emergency call about the person at the Port Jefferson Station home at about 1:20 p.m. and found that the house had been burglarized. Officers were able to get a description of a suspect and the vehicle involved, police said.

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A short time later, police received another 911 call about an attempted burglary in Mount Sinai that included a description of the same vehicle seen in the Port Jefferson Station burglary.

During their investigation, police were able to track the vehicle and arrest both suspects.

Det. Sgt. Michael Fitzharris said the two are being charged with a May 13 burglary in Holbrook, based on a similar vehicle being seen at that location.

Citing a continuing investigation, Fitzharris said he was unable to provide more details about the case.

Anyone with information can call Sixth Squad detectives at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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