A 28-year-old White Plains resident will be arraigned today on a felony charge of burglary in connection with an Aug. 12 residential burglary on Oak Lane in Larchmont.
Jaerue Williams, of Old Mamaroneck Road, was arrested on Aug. 18 by Larchmont detectives as part of a “multi-jurisdictional task force,” after search warrants were placed on his car and home, according to a statement sent out by the Larchmont Police Department today.
The Westchester County District Attorney’s Office charged Williams with one count of second-degree burglary; a felony; two counts of fourth degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor and one count of petty larceny.
Williams' has previous arrests for felony charges including second degree attempted robbery and third degree criminal sale of a controlled substance in 2005 as well as fourth degree criminal possession of stolen property and and third degree attempted criminal possession of a weapon in 2010, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
There have been a string of home burglaries since Thanksgiving 2011, shattering the calm of the otherwise quiet community. The thief, or thieves, typically gain entry through an unlocked window or door; police have urged residents to lock doors and windows at night as well as to activate security systems. Any suspicious persons or activity should be reported immediately to Larchmont Police at (914) 834-1000.