Cops: Massapequa Burglary Suspect in Custody

An Emily Street home was undergoing renovations when the incident occurred.

Christopher Rose. Photo Credit: NCPD.
Christopher Rose. Photo Credit: NCPD.

Police have identified the man who allegedly burglarized an Emily Street home in August.

According to detectives, on Aug. 15 at 11:43 p.m., Seventh Precinct officers responded to a call reporting suspicious persons. An investigation revealed that the home, which was undergoing renovations, had been burglarized. A stove, refrigerator and two bathroom vanities were discovered in the backyard.

Blood evidence at the scene led police to arrest Christopher Rose, 27, of Amityville, for the crime. He surrendered to Seventh Squad detectives in Seaford, police said.

Rose has been charged with second-degree burglary, and his arraignment is scheduled for Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.

Concerned Long Islander October 24, 2013 at 11:47 AM
This is one crime for which he was actually caught. You can bet your bottom dollar he has many, many more under his belt. I hope they come down hard on him. The community is sick and tired of working hard for what they have, only to have crooks and deadbeats take it away. This is symbolic, I fear, of what our society has turned into...a bunch of leeches who prey on the vulnerable. Some people have the misconception that they are "ENTITLED" to have what others have earned. It's despicable!
Don Dubocq October 24, 2013 at 04:04 PM
This is not what society has turned into. But it is a very small percentage within our society who have no values and low morals either by choice or by their upbringing. There will always be a negative factor in all aspects of behavioral conduct from both genders within the human race. Those who can not help themselves and those who are , as you say, despicable. Either way, these two categories of people are criminals if they defy what the laws state. And should be punished accordingly. Repeat offenders need to be and are dealt more severe punishment. Violent criminals, in many cases, will not join society ever again due to their lack of respect for life. But by no means has crime become symbolic of our society now or ever!!!
FedUpRealist October 24, 2013 at 04:46 PM
Wake up and smell the coffee, Don!!!...We used to leave front doors and windows open, didn't we???...We used to be able to walk thru the neighborhood late at night, didn't we???...Until the liberals judges and lawyers BACK OFF and let the skells who commit crime - ANY CRIME, rot in jail for years instead of revolving door justice because they feel 2 years is enough for a rape , then the whole of society suffers. I was never a advocate of guns but am now a proud owner of two friends I call Smith & Wesson!!!
robert harison October 24, 2013 at 05:08 PM
Don just another liberal that got us we are now .thanks don
Darryl Washington October 25, 2013 at 12:32 AM
Wow! In the last month or so, the Patch has showcased some absolutely stellar citizens from the Massapequa/Amityville area. Let’s see…… (1). Matthew Johnstone (Massapequa) – allegedly ran over (killing!) a pedestrian and his dog, and then left the scene! Atta boy! (2). Christopher Rose (Amityville) – allegedly burglarized a home under renovation. Hope the appliances (you ended up not getting) were worth the jail time! (3). Christina Heanue and Philip Ferrito (North Massapequa) – allegedly stole credit card info and used it to purchase goods. Also busted with illegal drugs. A dream couple! What’s theirs is theirs and what’s yours is theirs…… (4). Stephanie McGuire (Massapequa) - allegedly burglarized a high school. Well, if you have a hard time getting your HS diploma the right way, you can always steal school merchandise and hold it for ransom in exchange for your diploma! Enjoy your jail time folks!
Massa October 27, 2013 at 07:44 PM
I am tired of these perps. I grew up in Massapequa and this is disgusting seeing people like this steal from hard working people.This is our neighborhood,we need to keep it that way and weed out the crap.
FedUpRealist October 28, 2013 at 09:17 AM
I watched Rosedale fall in the 70's, Valley Stream in the 80's, Lynbrook, Oceanside & Baldwin in the 90's...Freeport has been gone for a while now...I never thought this domino effect would skip Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh & Seaford and hit Massapequa HARD...It's unfortunate but they are getting slammed from the east by Amityville and Copiague...Quick - put up fence to keep the human excrement out!!!
Massa October 28, 2013 at 09:31 AM
It is hard to see all this crime and hardly anything being done about it. I am tired of the same old thing being posted about Nassau not having enough patrol cops .... That is nonsense, same amount of patrol cars as always. Massapequa has a very high number of NYPD members living here, but it is NOT their job to do patrol duties. It is the guys making 150,000 dollars a year eating for free and watching movies and on the Internet in the parking lots.The top brass has to get some real supervisors who will do their jobs and be real supervisors. Start with roll calls at precincts and eliminate breaks at fire facilities. Where there are bars, their shouldn't be officers who are working and protecting our community.
Darryl Washington October 30, 2013 at 07:17 AM
Since four of the five "model citizens" I listed above are from Massapequa, I don't think a fence will do much.............
Massa October 30, 2013 at 08:02 AM
A lot of it has to do with the drug problem and our younger generation who have no morals because they were given everything their whole lives. We are seeing teens hooked on heroin and parents who have blinders on. The car break in are proof of this. These kids are like the crack heads in the ghetto in the 80's and early 90's.This a serious problem that our suburban police force can't seem to handle. No enough is being done about this, parents make excuses and don't pay attention enough to who their child is hanging out with or where they are. It is sad to see this happening to Massapequa. I have a teen in the HS and I know what he is doing and where he is. I parent him, I am his father and Not his friend like a lot of parents I see these days...... It is very sad. We are here to guide our kids and show them right from wrong, not let them do whatever they want.
Darryl Washington October 30, 2013 at 05:11 PM
Massa, I agree with you. Substance abuse is a HUGE problem everywhere in this country. From prescription drug abuse (think Oxycontin and Hydrocodone) to methamphetamine and heroin (yeah, and booze), it's a problem the country can't seem to handle or get a handle on. Of course, there those who will cite the "failure" of the war on drugs as the cause of our problem. No matter, drug/substance abuse is still destructive behavior, just like property crimes and violent crimes. Ultimately, the responsibility for the destructive consequences of those actions lies at the feet of those who engage in them. Unfortunately, far too many people can't quite grasp that concept. Particularly when the offenders are members of their own families or circle of friends. Go figure........
FedUpRealist October 31, 2013 at 11:45 AM
There is no deterent to make these pieces of human excrement think twice about commiting a criminal act. We are no longer allowed to use race when describing a perp even though THAT IS WHO WE ARE LOKKING FOR. We must somehow come to terms with what society did to make them commit their crime. We are more concerned with rehabilitating the perp than getting justice for the victim. I can go on and on and on. The ACLU saw to that a long time ago. Can u imagine how safe AND clean our country would be if for just 1 year, we adopted the laws of Saudi Arabia or Singapore??? I say first offense = a MANDATORY jail sentence. The second offense = a mandatory minimum of 5 years - regardless of the crime. As harsh as some of you libs feel this is, I bet crime would drop WAY DOWN.
Darryl Washington October 31, 2013 at 03:05 PM
ROTFLMAO – @FedUpRealist – Well, your post was nothing if not entertaining. You said, “We are no longer allowed to use race when describing a perp even though THAT IS WHO WE ARE LOKKING FOR.” Assuming you meant “….LOOKING FOR…”, really? Since when? I see racial/ethnic descriptions in news reports and interviews all of the time. As I read crime news stories in the Patch, I see PICTURES of perps – far more accurate than a verbal description. You said, “Can u imagine how safe AND clean our country would be if for just 1 year, we adopted the laws of Saudi Arabia….”. Of course. People are lined up at flight ticket counters in the millions trying desperately to get into Saudi Arabia because of its fair, just, honest legal system and desirable lifestyle. What the heck, why stop there? Let’s go for broke and adopt Taliban laws. Crime would go WAAYYY DOWN! Of course, that would depend on your definition of “crime”. You said, “As harsh as some of you libs feel this is, I bet crime would drop WAY DOWN.” Well, maybe liberals think it’s harsh, but I don’t. It’s just not very well thought out. I understand being “Fed Up” with crime. I know I am. All of it. Committed by anybody.
robert harison October 31, 2013 at 05:46 PM
Stay in Amityville Darryl that's a start.
Darryl Washington November 01, 2013 at 01:13 AM
Well, since I'm not there Robert, it would be a little difficult for me to stay. Thanks for playing, though..........
FedUpRealist November 01, 2013 at 01:04 PM
Ever read Sleezday, Darryl?...Their cowardly editors do not allow their so-called reporters to include the race of a perp (fortunately the Patch doesn't cow-tow to political correctness where this point is concerned)...As far as the mention of how crime is handled in other countries, you took it too literal...I was just trying to point out how lax our penal system has become due to the bleeding heart liberals who feel more for the perp rather than the victim...If I had my way ANY crime would result in MANDATORY jail time without regard to overcrowding, religiously balanced meals, cable TV and gymnasiums...
Massa November 01, 2013 at 01:38 PM
Newsday is the worst as far as being Libs. It isn't racist when you report the facts to a story,It is what it is. I do like how the patch lets us know of the description of someone who commuted a crime. It as a community lets us keep our guard up and protect ourselves and our family's. I don't see anything wrong with that. If a male white who wears camo and has long dark hair and glasses is walking around my neighbor hood at 2am and was seen a few days before around that time looking into cars. I would know enough to call the police and have them check him out.Sorty if that offends anyone, but I don't care. Safety is more important to me.
Darryl Washington November 01, 2013 at 03:50 PM
In my initial post, I was commenting on the Patch reporting a seemingly unusual number of local (Massapequa/Amityville) residents who were recently suspected of committing crimes. Simple enough. You can now add Denzel Jones to the list. How this turned into a referendum on race is beyond me. I don’t think the family/friends of the guy that Matthew Johnstone is suspected of killing breathed a collective sigh of relief when they found out he was white. I don’t think the family that owned the home that Christopher Jones is suspected of burglarizing would have felt better if he had been white. I don’t think the victims of Christina Heanue’s and Philip Ferrito’s alleged credit card information theft looked across the dining room table at each other and said, “Oh, it’s okay. They’re white people.” I have a feeling the administrators at Farmingdale High School didn’t think Stephanie McGuire’s alleged burglary of their school was okay because she was white. And, I would guess that the proprietor of Forever 21 would have been just as ticked off if the employee who allegedly robbed and torched the store (Denzel Jones) had been white and not black. I don’t know. Maybe I’m wrong. Maybe all of these people really are more interested in the race of the suspects than they are in the crimes committed against them. If that’s the case, it seems really stupid to me. @FedUpRealist – I understand what you are saying. But the reality is, your “Any crime…go to jail” edict would probably incarcerate ½ of the Long Island population. Most people aren’t as “squeaky clean” as they’d like you to think they are. But, if I had my way, a h**l of a lot more people would be locked up than are locked up now. For a significantly longer period of time. @Massa – I’m not offended by your post at all. The only way any town can keep crime under control is for ALL of its law-abiding citizens, regardless of political affiliation, race or gender, to band together with the common cause of fighting crime. Any effort short of that is going to yield lousy results.
FedUpRealist November 01, 2013 at 06:26 PM
White, Black, Yellow, Red or Stripped - I don't give a sh%#!!! Commit a crime go to jail...This aint a white/black thing, Darryl. I was only pointing out what our society - thanks again to the liberals - has dimished the victim. Liberal/Democrat politicians, for the puposes of scoring political [points have adopted a stance which says if you point out race you are a racist...If you don't see that, I can't inform you - you just won't listen due to rigid ideology...
Darryl Washington November 02, 2013 at 12:24 AM
@ FedUpRealist - You must be reacting to something other than what I posted. I didn't mention race at all until others did. Read my posts again. My comments aimed directly at you had nothing to do with race, except to point out that I have seen news stories where the perps' race was mentioned. I agreed with your general hard line stance on crime. I simply questioned the execution of that stance. If you can't see from reading my posts that my concerns are with CRIME, not race, then it's crystal clear that I'm not the one that needs an education. And it's also clear that I'm not the one with the rigid ideology. But hey, whatever makes you feel better.......
FedUpRealist November 03, 2013 at 11:41 AM
Whatever, Darryl...By the way, now that you've over analyzed my comments and took things way too seriously - and out of context, it's easy to see why you are limited in understanding. Go back and look at my blurbs. I mentioned race as a byproduct of how liberal ideolgy has poisoned the way crime is handled and you get bent out of shape. Relax, Darryl. If any person - balck, white or purple comes into my house, I'm gonna put a bullet center mass. My point is that if he happens to be a minority, I will IMMEDIATLEY be tabbed as a RACIST.
robert harison November 03, 2013 at 01:43 PM
alright this thing is played out now give it a break let's move on
Darryl Washington November 03, 2013 at 05:34 PM
LOL. Well, once again, you are entertaining. Relax? Bent out of shape? Who, me? I’m not the one who typed “….Stripped - I don't give a sh%#!!!” You did. I’m nowhere near that excited. I over-analyzed and took your comments way too seriously? Really? Does “ROTFLMAO. Well, your post was nothing if not entertaining” sound like I’m terminally serious? My initial post was done in a tongue-in-cheek, half-joking manner. And yeah, I picked up your point about liberal ideology and the justice system. I didn’t address it because I was looking at criminal behavior, not what happens to criminals after trial. I also picked up your point about being labeled a racist if you shot a minority intruder. Even if that’s true – with some people it would be, with some it wouldn’t – so what? If someone breaks into MY house and I shoot him, liberals, conservatives or anybody else can call me whatever they want, as long as they don’t arrest me for it.


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