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Napping Burglary Suspect Arrested on Long Island: Police

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    A suspected burglar was arrested on Long Island Thursday after he was found napping in his car with stolen lottery tickets, police say.

    Officers got a call about a man sleeping in his car on Wantagh Avenue in Levittown at about 8 a.m. Thursday, according to the Nassau County Police Department. When they arrived, officers found the lottery tickets, a dispensing case and marijuana in the man’s car.

    Officers later learned that the lottery tickets had been stolen in a burglary at a business in Massapequa earlier that day.

    The man is charged with third-degree burglary, possession of stolen property and drug possession.

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