A Modena man was taken into custody Tuesday, facing charges in connection with multiple burglaries in the area.
On October 27 after a lengthy joint investigation between the Town of Lloyd Police, the Town New Paltz Police, the Town of Plattekill Police, the Town of Marlbourgh Police and the New York State Police into a dozen residential burglaries over the past several months in the Town of Lloyd, New Paltz, Plattekill, Marlborough and Gardiner, police arrested Eric J. Morgan, age 30 of Modena.
Morgan was charged by Lloyd Police with Burglary 2nd degree, Grand Larceny 4th degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd degree, Criminal Mischief 2nd degree (all felonies).
Morgan is accused of entering a residence on Half Moon Road in Highland and stealing approximately $2,500 in copper pipe from the residence and causing extensive damage. Morgan who is on parole for a previous burglary, was also charged by New Paltz Police, Plattekill Police and Marlborough Police for burglaries in their respective jurisdictions. Morgan was arraigned before Town of Plattekill Judge Murphy and remanded to the Ulster County Jail without bail. He is due back in the Town of Lloyd Court in November.
The investigation are continuing and further charges are possible.