Rye police probe if suspected burglar is connected to other crimes

Police say they arrested 42-year-old Brooklyn resident Abner Morriset Jr. after they received a report of a stolen laptop from an office on Elm Place.

News 12 Staff

Mar 30, 2022, 7:31 PM

Updated 748 days ago

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Rye police are investigating if a man arrested in a commercial burglary on Monday is connected to other recent crimes.
Police say they arrested 42-year-old Brooklyn resident Abner Morriset Jr. after they received a report of a stolen laptop from an office on Elm Place.
They say when he was arrested, they not only found a MacBook but also burglary tools and cash.
Morriset was charged with burglary, possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen property.


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