Cops: Man charged with burglary at his own address

08/06/2012 8:05 AM |

A Riverhead man was arrested shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday night after the owner of the multi-family dwelling he lives in on Osborn Avenue reported him for stealing a pocketbook and cash, Riverhead Town Police said.

Cristobal Cruz, 44, was later found hiding in the rear of the residence by a responding K9 unit. He was in possession of the missing items when he was located, police said.

Mr. Cruz was charged with second-degree burglary and held overnight for a Monday morning arraignment.

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