NY Teacher Accused of Burglary of Father's House
(Staten Island, New York) It appears teacher Nicole Trincone has serious drug problems.
A city intermediate school teacher on Staten Island with a recent string of drug-related arrests under her belt is accused of breaking into her father's house to steal a safe full of cash, watches and jewelry.Trincone was booked and released on $3,500 bond. She faces multiple felony charges including breaking and entering, burglary, grand larceny and possession of stolen property.
Nicole Trincone, 34, a reading teacher, is listed as "Academy Leader" at Prall Intermediate School's Academy of Enterprise, according to the West Brighton school's website.
Department of Education spokesman David Pena said she was reassigned out of the classroom to administrative duty in March, shortly after a drug arrest that month.
At about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, police allege, she used a shovel to pry open a rear window at her father's house on the 100 block of Delmar Avenue in Huguenot. Once inside, she took a safe, which contained $1,263 cash, five watches -- a Brietling, a Rolex, an Invicta, a Guess and a Fendi -- and assorted jewelry, as well as a credit card, court papers allege.