Huntington Station man arrested in convent burglaries

A man from Huntington Station was arrested Tuesday in connection with two burglaries at a convent in March.

Roberto Pantoja, 31, has been charged with two counts of 2nd degree burglary as a hate crime.

He was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday morning.

Pantoja is accused of entering the Huntington Station convent on March 7 and March 26, and stealing property and cash that belonged to the nuns who live there.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call (631) 852-6323.
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