Burglar Found Hiding Inside Stony Brook Home

Homeowners find home in disarray, burglar found by police hiding in stairwell.

Christopher Touch, 54, of 102 Dyke Rd. has been charged with second-degree burglary. (Photo credit: SCPD)
Christopher Touch, 54, of 102 Dyke Rd. has been charged with second-degree burglary. (Photo credit: SCPD)

Residents of a Stony Brook home arrived home early this morning to find their home in disarray and a burglar hiding inside.

According to police, residents of a home on Hillside Rd. arrived home at about 2 a.m. and found their door open and items in disarray. They then called 911 and waited for police. Officer Linda Lollo went to the home and found a man, Christopher Touch, hiding in an interior stairwell. According to police he had property from the home in his possession.

Police charged Touch, 54 of 102 Dyke Rd. Setauket with second-degree burglary. Touch is being held overnight and will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Central Islip.

Detectives ask anyone with information on this incident to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. According to police all calls will remain confidential.

LivingSmall December 16, 2013 at 05:15 PM
Isn't this the same guy who was harassing teenage girls outside Bella Dolce a couple of years ago?
PCycle December 16, 2013 at 07:21 PM
I would of shot him if he was in my home.
Bill Seydel December 17, 2013 at 03:37 PM
The time has come for our court system and community to srand together and rid ourneighborhood of Chris and Tom Touch. They have been a burden and detriment to iur community for long enough. Chris is a repeat offender and has drug addiction issues which help him always find trouble. Lets put him away for good this time. His brother Chris is the low life who harrassed girls at gelinas and bella Dolce. Unless the liberal left politicians inthis community do something to push the judges to throw the book at them both, they will be sitting in your livingroom next. I hope the family most recently effected by this loser rallies support from the community to get the Touch men out of this town once and for all.
PCycle December 17, 2013 at 09:04 PM
The Touch brothers...such great members of our community protected by our legal system....the legal system protects criminals which is run by greedy lawyers....
Paul Hart December 18, 2013 at 04:51 PM
It's time for the bros to do some serious time.
Bill Seydel December 24, 2013 at 09:51 PM
Sorry jessica. I do know first hand. Both of yhem have stolen from me personally snd Tom Touch is a pefophile waiting to happen. When you have a elementary school aged daughter and Tom says to the crossing guard and security guard that he wants to f**k her. And Chris takes your money and doesnt deliver firewood as promised. Then Tom touch tresspasses on your proprty and steals a cooler of beer off your patio, then you can have a "poor them" opinion. They are nothing more than dead beat trash. They are grown men who are nothing more than felons and a burden on our community. Thay both need to go away for good.
PCycle December 24, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Nobody forced them to take alcohol and drugs. Lets stop blaming alcohol and drugs.People need to take responsibilty for ones actions.
Bill Seydel December 25, 2013 at 07:55 PM
Pcycle. You are so right. The Touch are grown men without jobs, without a family and without any backbone to contribute to society. They are leeches.
LivingSmall December 26, 2013 at 12:35 PM
Amen Bill Seydel and PCycle.
LivingSmall December 26, 2013 at 12:48 PM
Jessica -- How about you stop making excuses for their behaviour and stop enabling them. Are you a codependent type? Aside from prison time for the Bad Touch men, some therapy might help you understand why you choose to enable miscreants and substance abusers. It is obvious to everyone but you that something needs to be done. Here are two Adult men who choose to do drugs and alcohol, who have broken laws, and who have acted lewd and lasciviously toward young girls within our community.
PCycle December 27, 2013 at 10:37 PM
Still the fact remains......nobody forced them to take drugs.Being an addict does not give a person the right to bother others.
LivingSmall December 30, 2013 at 08:10 PM
Suggesting that you are a codependent is not putting you down. You're making excuses for men who very clearly have addiction -- drugs, alcohol, sex-- and whose addictions have impacted many of us. You've possibly slandered the homeowner who found a Touch burglarizing his home. As for facts, Google either Touchs name and you'll find the news articles pertaining to their transgressions. The legal system has meted out punishment for their crimes against the people; it can not force the addicts need to want to
LivingSmall December 30, 2013 at 08:11 PM
...it can not force the addicts to get sober. They need to want to do it. They haven't hit bottom.
LivingSmall December 31, 2013 at 06:48 PM
You do realize that what you stated and claim to be proven truth, can be used against you as slander. Bottomline is you're source is probably a Touch, and they've proven time and again how credible and respect-worthy they are. Have a Happy New Year.
Bill Seydel January 01, 2014 at 02:21 PM
Jessica. When sre they boyh accountable for the actions they commit? They have been alive for 50 yrs and you tell me they dont know right from wrong? Bull crap. They choose to break the law and take what they want from society and then have people like you throw a pitty party for the poor Touch Losers. Stop. Please by all means leave town snd take them with you. I know they will never hurt you or your children or steal from you or do drugs in your house or committ another crime with all your love and support....
Bill Seydel January 01, 2014 at 08:30 PM
I protect mine with a 44 magnum and a baseball bat. In fact, the last trespasser I had which was tom touch experienced the latter. I also usr my right to vote for tough republican judges but it doesn't seem to work here any more with all the liberals in town now.why would you care or post anything about this when you dont live here? Please call the touch men and invite them to live with you in euporia wherever you live. By the way, is it san Francisco or somewhere in Colorado? ????.
Bill Seydel January 02, 2014 at 09:33 AM
Jessica. Why so upset? Did you not like my suggestion? Wht dont you want Tom And Chris living with you? You would be perfect together wherever you live, why not stand by your convictions and help them and us at the same time? Heck, if it's far enough away we will buy the plane tickets.....
Cathy January 05, 2014 at 06:53 AM
Where are Jessicas comments, I cannot see them?
Jennifer Sloat (Editor) January 11, 2014 at 10:10 AM
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Bill Seydel January 12, 2014 at 10:31 PM
Jennifer, I hope you are referring to Jessica.
Jessica February 17, 2014 at 09:07 PM
no i dont think so bill lol


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