Selden man arrested for alleged burglaries and trespassing at multiple homes

SELDEN, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for allegedly burglarizing and trespassing residences in Coram, Medford, Middle Island, and Selden in 2019 and 2020.

According to police, Tyamie Bell, 39, of 41 College Road in Selden allegedly entered yards or residences for a over 12-months between October 2019 and September 2020. During two of the incidents, the suspect confronted residents, police said.

Police said they arrested Bell on Monday following an investigation by Sixth Squad Detectives in Selden, with assistance from Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

Police charged Bell with multiple counts of burglary and trespassing:

Two counts of Burglary 2nd Degree for the following alleged incidents:

• Entering a home and confronting a resident on Gordon Avenue in Medford on Sept. 16, 2020.

• Entering a home and confronting a resident on Norfleet Lane in Coram on July 20, 2020.

Two counts of Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree for the following alleged incidents: 

• Entering a home on Woodlawn Ave. in Selden on Sept. 12, 2020.

• Entering a home on Carr Lane in Medford on Nov. 10, 2019.

Four counts of Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree for the following alleged incidents:

• Entering a yard on Cedarhurst Avenue in Selden on Sept. 10, 2020.

• Entering a yard on Cedarhurst Avenue in Selden on Sept. 14, 2020.

• Entering a home on Carr Lane in Coram on Oct. 28, 2019.

• Entering a home on Gray Avenue in Middle Island on Aug. 24, 2020. 

Police also charged Bell with Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree. He was scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on Sept. 22.


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