Police Charge Cortlandt Man With Felony Burglary

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State Police have charged John South with felony burglary.
State Police have charged John South with felony burglary. Photo Credit: New York State Police

CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A Cortlandt man was charged with felony second-degree burglary last week after a Montrose homeowner came home and allegedly discovered the man in his house, State Police said.

Police said that on Thursday, Aug. 30, at around 2:38 p.m., they responded to a call from the resident who told them he arrived home to find a burglary in progress. Units arrived within minutes and took the suspect, John South, into custody.

South was charged with one count of second-degree burglary, a felony, and was remanded to Westchester County Jail without bail.

Anyone with information on South is asked to contact Investigator John Shaughnessy of the Cortlandt BCI Barracks at 914-788-8044, ext. 120.

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