Nesconset Man Charged With 2-Week Crime Spree

Joseph Botti
Joseph Botti

A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing four businesses and burglarizing a house near his Nesconset home in a two-week span this month, Suffolk County police said.

Joseph Botti was charged Sunday with four counts of robbery and one count of burglary.

Fourth Squad detectives said the 27-year-old suspect robbed a Ralph’s Italian Ices in Nesconset on Dec. 9, a Citgo in Saint James on Dec. 14, a Party Hardy in Nesconset on Dec. 16 and Game Stop in Lake Grove on Dec. 19.

He also allegedly broke into a home on Truval Lane in Nesconset on Saturday.

Botti will be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.