Residents of a Stony Brook home arrived home early this morning to find their home in disarray and a burglar hiding inside.
According to police, residents of a home on Hillside Rd. arrived home at about 2 a.m. and found their door open and items in disarray. They then called 911 and waited for police. Officer Linda Lollo went to the home and found a man, Christopher Touch, hiding in an interior stairwell. According to police he had property from the home in his possession.
Police charged Touch, 54 of 102 Dyke Rd. Setauket with second-degree burglary. Touch is being held overnight and will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Central Islip.
Detectives ask anyone with information on this incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. According to police all calls will remain confidential.