Woodmere man arrested for burglary


Three men, one of whom is from Woodmere, were arrested for a burglary of an Elmont home and two of the men, including the Woodmere man, were arrested for stealing a rifle from a house in Baldwin, police said.

Jason Mifsud, 36, of Broadway in Woodmere and Nazir Babury, 20, of Savoy Avenue in Elmont, allegedly stole a rife from an Anderson Street Home in Baldwin on Feb. 20.

Mifsud, Babury and Dujon Ellis, 22, of 232nd Street in Laurelton, Queens, were arrested for the alleged burglary in Elmont.

A 54-year-old man was asleep in his Kirkman Avenue home in Elmont at 6:16 a.m. on Feb. 22, when he heard his front doorbell ring, according to police. He went to the door, heard a loud bang and saw someone trying to break in.

While holding the door shut, the man was allegedly threatened with a weapon, police said. He screamed and the two people, one armed with a rifle fled in a silver Honda driven by another person toward Meachem Avenue.

Also on Feb. 22, Babury and a 22-year-old man were in a 2011 Mazda on Woodmere Boulevard South in Woodsburgh. According to police, there was an argument and Babury allegedly took the rifle out of the car’s trunk and threatened the man. He ran and Babury fired the rifle, but missed. Babury fled the scene.

Mifsud and Babury were charged with burglary-second degree for the Baldwin incident. Babury was also charged with reckless endangerment-first degree for the alleged rifle firing in Woodsburgh. Mifsud, Babury and Ellis were charged with burglary-first degree and criminal use of a firearm-first degree for the incident in Elmont.