Man arrested in Oceanside, allegedly pulling on car handles


Numerous calls to police about a man walking through Oceanside pulling on car door handles has put Jean Ricardo Oriol, 34, in jail On Oct. 1.  According to police, Fourth Squad officers responded to Nassau Parkway with a description of a man who was pulling on door handles. Police officers searched the area alongside the K-9 unit. They found Oriol hiding in the backyard of a residence on Fortesque Avenue in Oceanside. 

Oriol was arrested and is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, two counts third-degree criminal trespass, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh-degree, petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth-degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth-degree. It was also discovered that he had an active warrant out of New Jersey. 

He was arraigned on Oct. 1.