For Immediate Release
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Incident: Man Arrested for Burglary, Grand Larceny, and DWI
Location: Corner of Waterford Drive and Jacob’s Path, Melville
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at approximately 10:05

Suffolk County Police last night arrested a man for burglary, grand larceny, and DWI in Melville.


Jemel Edwards unlawfully entered the residence located at 4 Jacob’s Path in Melville at approximately 9:55 p.m. When confronted by the homeowner, he fled through the front door with keys he stole from the house and drove away in the owner’s 2014 Toyota Camry. A patrol officer in the area located the vehicle stopped on Jacob’s Path at the corner of Waterford Drive at approximately 10:05 p.m.  


Edwards, 32, of 6 North 5th Street in Deer Park, was arrested and charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, and Driving While Intoxicated, 2nd offense, a felony.


Edwards is being held overnight at the Second Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip in the morning.


A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-642047
Suffolk County Police Department

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