Floral Park Police Surround Home, Arrest Burglar

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Detectives report the arrest of a Jamaica Queens man for a burglary that occurred on July 8 at 1:46 p.m. in Floral Park.

According to detectives, Anthony Wearen, 54, was observed by a witness as he allegedly broke a rear window and entered a Calla Avenue residence. The witness called 911 and Floral Park police officers responded and secured a perimeter around the home.

Wearen opened the front door, surrendered himself to the police and was placed into custody. The officers recovered jewelry from the home that had been placed into a pillowcase.

Wearen, of 115-04 142nd Street, Jamaica, was charged with 2nd degree burglary and was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on July 9.