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Police: Burglar Broke into Two Businesses Within 20 Minutes

Changing Times Ale House and Karma Salon and Spa in East Northport were burglarized Dec. 1.

Changing Times Ale House and Karma Salon and Spa were burglarized Dec. 1, 2013. Police arrested Frank Dandraia of Natick, Mass. Photo: Google Maps.
Changing Times Ale House and Karma Salon and Spa were burglarized Dec. 1, 2013. Police arrested Frank Dandraia of Natick, Mass. Photo: Google Maps.

A Massachusetts man was arrested Sunday after police say he burglarized two East Northport businesses, one less than 20 minutes after the other.

According to police, Frank Dandraia, 39, of Natick, broke into Karma Salon and Spa, located on Larkfield Road, Dec. 1 at 6:25 a.m, by using a screwdriver to pry open the back door. He then stole cash from the business and proceeded next door to do the same to Changing Times Ale House at 6:41 a.m.

Police said that Dandraia was also found carrying a substantial amount of cocaine.

He was arrested and charged with two counts of burglary in the third degree, a felony punishable by up to seven years in state prison. He was also charged with possession of burglary tools and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Diane Giudice December 05, 2013 at 06:09 PM
Glad he got caught!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Waterman December 06, 2013 at 08:52 AM
Either way....nice job SCPD. Guy from MA?

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