2 homeless men under arrest for string of Dix Hills burglaries

Cops say two homeless men are under arrest for a string of burglaries in Dix Hills.Cops say a total of eight burglaries have occurred in

DIX HILLS - Cops say two homeless men are under arrest for a string of burglaries in Dix Hills.

Cops say a total of eight burglaries have occurred in the area over the past three weeks.

Michael Ferrara, 41, and 42-year-old Vincent Pensavalle were arrested yesterday.

Police say they spotted a blue Chevy Blazer believed to be involved in the burglaries on Commack Road yesterday morning.

Police say when they tried to stop the SUV, the men took off. The SUV then slammed into four police cars as they allegedly tried to get away.

The men were finally arrested when their car broke down in Smithtown.

Both men will be arraigned today.

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