Man accused of cutting pipes from vacant home

Police arrested Shawn Eldridge after residents say they saw him sneak into a home on South Dunton Avenue in East Patchogue.

Police arrested Shawn Eldridge after residents say they saw him sneak into a home on South Dunton Avenue.

Police arrested Shawn Eldridge after residents say they saw him sneak into a home on South Dunton Avenue. (5/6/15)

EAST PATCHOGUE - Police say an East Patchogue man is accused of cutting copper pipes from a vacant home. 

Police arrested Shawn Eldridge after residents say they saw him sneak into a home on South Dunton Avenue. 

Officers say they found Eldridge hiding in the basement of the home Tuesday afternoon with burglar tools.

 

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