Police arrest man accused of stealing from North Merrick dry cleaner

Police say 36-year-old Jose Portillo-Sandoval broke into Jim-Jam Cleaners on Merrick Avenue through a back window

News 12 Staff

Jul 1, 2024, 9:50 PM

Updated 16 days ago

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A man was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing a cash register from a dry cleaner in North Merrick.
Police say 36-year-old Jose Portillo-Sandoval broke into Jim-Jam Cleaners on Merrick Avenue through a back window at around 1:30 a.m.
When officers arrived at the scene, they say Portillo-Sandoval was walking down the block.
Police say Portillo-Sandoval is also wanted for other burglaries and had multiple warrants out for his arrest.


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