Two women are facing felony burglary charges after police said they broke into Farmingdale High School and stole a slew of items before trying to sell them at a pawnshop, Nassau County police said in an Oct. 21 news release.
The women – Stephanie Bristol, 21, of Farmingdale, and Stephanie McGuire, 21, of Massapequa – are accused of breaking into Farmingdale High School through an open door around 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 8. Police say the two stole a “Kindle tablet” and several digital scales from various classrooms in the building. Detectives said the women went to a pawnshop later that day and sold the stolen items.
After an investigation, police learned Bristol previously broke into the school on Sept. 25 and stole five calculators, according to a news release. They too were sold to the same pawnshop, police said.
Cops charged Bristol with two counts of third-degree burglary and five counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Authorities said she was arraigned on Oct. 12 and remains incarcerated in lieu of $9,000 bail.
McGuire was charged with third-degree burglary and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. She surrendered herself Sunday and will be arraigned Oct. 21 at First District Court in Hempstead.