Suffolk homeowner chases down alleged burglar

Police say a Port Jefferson Station homeowner chased down a would-be burglar last night.

According to authorities, the man spotted suspect 36-year-old James Lather in his John Street home around 8:30 p.m.

When Lather ran off, the homeowner and a neighbor chased him down and held him until police arrived, police say.

Lather is being arraigned on burglary charges.

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