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Masked Man Breaks Into Pearle Vision on Queens Blvd, Quickly Nabbed by Cops

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Aug. 18, 2015 By Christian Murray

A masked-man who smashed through the glass door at Pearle Vision and scooped up more than $3,000 in glasses was stopped in his tracks by police as he attempted to flee the store early Saturday, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

Billy Arias, 26, allegedly smashed his way into the 48-11 Queens Blvd store at 5:10 am Saturday and was observed by a witness wearing a mask and holding a black bag, according to the criminal complaint.

The police, who were quick to arrive on the scene, apprehended Arias 10 feet outside the store and recovered 21 pairs of glasses in his black bag.

Arias, who lives in Corona, has been charged with burglary, grand larceny, possession of stolen property and criminal mischief.

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Sunny-side

Considering some of those frames cost over $300, it’s a easy target, and I am glad they caught this bastard.

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Bliss Diaspora

The moron apparently didn’t notice or care about about the Giant NYPD security camera right there on the corner

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Luvu2

Boy he really likes eye glasses ! Next time get contact lenses , actually this is scary and brazen

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Fr.Ted

he probably thought he was breaking into the duane reade next door to raid the place or get a fix … at least now he has glasses to see where hes breaking in next time , once they release his ass back onto the streets . What a TOOL ..!!!!!

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James doe

It’s things like this that make me want to go insane online and have the mods delete my comments to protect your dignity

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Kramden's Delicious Marshall

“Billy Arias, 26, allegedly smashed his way into the 48-11 Queens Blvd store at 5:10 am Saturday and was observed by a witness wearing a mask and holding a black bag, …”

The way this is written, it sounds like the witness was wearing a mask and holding a black bag.

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