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Cops: Three Distract German Shepherd With Bones to Burglarize Home

All three men were charged with felonies.

A large German Shepherd did not dissuade three men from attempting to burglarizing an East Quogue Spinney Road home on Wednesday.

According to Southampton Town Police, Wilson A. Garcia, 20, of East Quogue; Eli Garcia, 18, also of East Quogue; and Gustavo Gonzalez, 18, Hampton Bays, fed the dog bones in order to enter the home. What they didn't know, said police, was that someone else was also in the residence.

Police say that while inside the home looking for items to steal, the three were startled by an occupant, which caused them to flee.

Police say they searched the area and spotted the three men in a car. They were detained, questioned and each charged with a felony burglary charge.

Aside from being charged in connection with the attempted burglary on Wednesday, the men were each also slapped with a second felony burglary charge for a burglary on July 7 in which police say the men cased houses in East Quogue, finding one to burglarize on Spinney Road.

Police say the men stole a rifle, laptop, Play Station, jewelry, coins and a Brinks safe, which police found discarded in a wooded area on Spinney Road.

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Bebe September 07, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Glad the suspects were caught. And just to let you know that spell check does not solve everything, it's a German Shepherd, not Sheppard
Erica Jackson (Editor) September 07, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Thank you for catching that for me.
Michelle K September 07, 2012 at 02:07 PM
Glad they were caught as well! But I'm not sure spell check ran...'dissway' isn't a word - it's 'dissuade'
Erica Jackson (Editor) September 07, 2012 at 02:11 PM
Michelle, Thank you.
aracely September 07, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Are they in jail or have they been released?
Erica Jackson (Editor) September 07, 2012 at 06:27 PM
Aracely, They are all in jail being held on bail as follows: Wilson A. Garcia - $50,000.00 bail Eli Garcia - $10,000.00 bail Gustavo Gonzalez - $10,000.00 bail
justbreath September 10, 2012 at 01:12 AM
how very dissapointing

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