A Nassau jury has convicted a Hempstead man of burglarizing a Rockville Centre home in November, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Prosecutors said jurors found Nishon Parson, 36, guilty of second-degree burglary after just three hours' deliberation Tuesday. He faces a maximum of 5 to 15 years in prison when he is sentenced July 27.

Parson's lawyer, Eliot Bloom of Williston Park, could not be reached for comment Wednesday.

Prosecutors said Parson and another man broke into a Seaman Avenue home in Rockville Centre on Nov. 29, 2011. A neighbor saw them enter through a back window and called 911.

A Rockville Centre police sergeant arrived minutes later and saw electronics piled up at the home's door. Upon entering the house, the sergeant confronted Parson and the other man.

Both men fled, prosecutors said. Parson was found several blocks away, hiding under a tarp in a shed.

His accomplice is still at large.

In addition to the electronics, police found a safe on the floor of the home that had been burglarized after it had been ripped out of a wall panel, and the kitchen and den were completely ransacked, prosecutors said.

Prosecutors said Parson maintained that he had given his friend a ride to the house, and only went inside after his friend had already broken in and ransacked it.

"The jury was able to see through the defendant's lies and excuses, and get to the truth," Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice said in a statement. "This defendant could not hide from his actions, and he will now be held accountable."

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