On March 28 at 6:25 p.m., Rye Police officers responded to a call regarding the theft of a laptop from an office on Elm Place, where officers were aware of other recent burglaries at commercial offices.
Upon arrival, the building manager gave officers a description of the suspect. Additional officers also responded and observed a party matching the description, who was stopped on Theodore Fremd Avenue.
The suspect was identified as Abner Morisset Jr., 42, of Brooklyn. He was found to be in possession of burglary tools, the stolen MacBook, and cash. Morisset was booked on charges of Burglary in the Third Degree, Possession of Stolen Property, and Possession of Burglary Tools.
Detectives are conducting follow up to determine if Morisset can be linked to any other crimes.