Two charged in separate residential burglaries

| 22 Feb 2012 | 04:48

    Monroe - Monroe Village Police arrested two men on Tuesday, Feb. 1, in connection with separate residential burglaries. In the first case, Monroe Police and Blooming Grove Police arrested, Roy Maurer, who was described by police as a 48-year-old homeless man, in connection with a residential burglary that occurred last December in Blooming Grove Monroe Police charged Mauer with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police said he had more than $2,000 worth of items from the home, such as jewelry and collectible sports paraphernalia Blooming Grove Police charged Mauer with second-degree burglary. He was arraigned in Monroe Village Court on both complaints and sent to Orange County Jail without bail. In the second case, Monroe Police arrested and charged Michael Berrios, 21, of Syracuse, with second-degree burglary in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in the Village of Monroe back in August. He was sent to Orange County Jail on $5,000 cash bail, pending further court action. Police said Berrios used to live here and had moved upstate.