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Huntington teen charged in vandalism to Old Bethpage home, cops say

Spencer Koch, 18, of Huntington, was arrested on

Spencer Koch, 18, of Huntington, was arrested on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, and charged with burglary in connection the vandalism of a home in Old Bethpage on March 18, Nassau police said. Photo Credit: NCPD

A Huntington teen has been charged with burglary following the vandalism of a home in Old Bethpage earlier in March, Nassau police said.

Police said Spencer Koch, 18, entered a vacant home on Old Country Road on March 18 at 10 p.m. and damaged the door frame. Koch also broke staircase spindles, police said, and caused more than $1,000 in damages.

An investigation into the vandalism led to his arrest on Tuesday afternoon at his home at 9 Hartman Hill Rd., police said.

Koch is charged with third-degree burglary and is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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