Off-duty detective catches alleged burglar in North Bellmore

Police say the detective saw Carlos Parada-Hernandez trying to enter a home on Metropolitan Avenue. (6/12/14)

NORTH BELLMORE - Police say an off-duty Nassau County detective lieutenant is being credited for catching an alleged burglar in North Bellmore.

Police say the detective saw Carlos Parada-Hernandez trying to enter a home on Metropolitan Avenue.

According to police, when the officer approached the man he allegedly found burglar tools on him.

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News 12 Long Island has been told the home's screen doors were also pried open.

Parada-Hernandez is facing burglary charges.

 

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