Police reported the arrest of two West Hempstead Men for a burglary which occurred at 12:00 a.m. on June 13, in West Hempstead.
According to detectives, a neighbor observed two unknown men in the backyard of a 34 year old woman and called the police to the Morton Avenue residence. After the arrival of the police, an investigation revealed the basement door was kicked in and a red jewelry box, which usually contained numerous pieces of jewelry, was missing. The two unknown subjects were last seen on foot, running towards Oak Street.
A short time later, police located suspects Jadiel E. Cruz, 25, of 830 Bradley Street and Hector C. Castillo, 25, of 28 Morton Avenue and placed them into police custody without incident. No injuries were reported. Proceeds were recovered.
Both men were charged with 2nd degree burglary. They were arraigned on June 13 at First District Court in Hempstead.