Philip Mazzola, Richard Crane accused in string of Patchogue burglaries

Officials say someone reported a strange car and man outside a Corbin Avenue home. (1/25/13)

PATCHOGUE - Police say watchful neighbors led to the arrest of two attempted burglars.

Authorities say they received several calls about a strange Altima and a man outside a Corbin Avenue home in Patchogue yesterday.

When cops investigated, they found Philip Mazzola, of Patchogue, driving an Altima, and Richard Crane, of Bellport, walking a block away.

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Authorities say the two men are responsible for three burglaries in the area since December.

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