Nassau detectives announced the arrest of five people for allegedly committing nine burglaries in the county over the past three months, including three in Lake Success and one in Herricks, on Friday.
Yefferson Camero-Alzate, 29, Edinson Henao-Vera, 37, Hotstyn Barrera-Perico, 25, Yessica Lorena Garcia Ahumada, 24, and Ana Ortiz Zamora, 47, were all arrested Wednesday and scheduled to be arraigned at the First District Court in Hempstead, police said. Efforts to reach officials for further updates were unavailing.
All five of the defendants hailed from Queens, police said, and are allegedly responsible for burglaries also in Westbury and Syosset. The crew burgled Lake Success residences at Horizon Road, Links Drive and Old Field Lane and a Scott Street residence in Herricks, police said.
The Scott Street burglary happened on Dec. 21, the Horizon Road and Links Drive incidents occurred on Dec. 23 and the Old Field Lane burglary happened on Jan. 4, according to police. The nine burglaries occurred from Nov. 15- Jan. 27, officials said.
Camero-Alzate, Henao-Vera and Zamora were all charged with one count of second-degree burglary while Barrera-Perico was charged with six counts of second-degree burglary and second-degree attempted burglary and Ahumada was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and attempted burglary.