BAY SHORE, L.I. — A Long Island man has been arrested after a Christmas morning crime spree that gave new meaning to the term doorbuster.
Police say it happened shortly before 2 a.m. Friday when Justin Shuffle stole a skid steer snow pusher from a Bay Shore shopping center and crashed it through the front doors of a Target.
Authorities say Shuffle then swiped a coat and several gift cards before police caught him in the electronics section of the big-box retailer.
The 33-year-old pleaded not guilty to charges of burglary and larceny.
It was not clear whether he had a defense attorney.