Nassau police: 3 suspects caught moments after burglary

Nassau police say they found drugs and electronics from a burglary during a traffic stop in North Bellmore early this morning. A canine officer who

NORTH BELLMORE - Nassau police say they found drugs and electronics from a burglary during a traffic stop in North Bellmore early this morning. A canine officer who was responding to a report of a burglary in process on Jerusalem Avenue says a vehicle was tail-gating and attempting to pass her unmarked patrol car. She stopped the car and spotted the electronics, including a big screen TV in the trunk. Investigators say the electronics were later discovered to be from the Jerusalem Avenue home. Richard Santiago, Jose Valle and Jorshua Matheu-Lopez were arrested and are facing burglary charges. One of the men had cocaine on them, police say.

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