September 10, 2013 | 01:26 PMThe suspect in the burglary of lakeside restaurant was arrested while he was swimming naked in Lake Como.
Kirk P. Myerson, 25, N2617 Harris Road, town of Geneva, faces a felony charge of burglary, as a repeater.
If convicted, Myerson faces up to 16 1/2 years imprisonment and $25,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint:
On Aug. 17, police responded to Mars Resort for a burglary. A window to the restaurant was broken, and it appeared that someone pried open a locked drawer.
A witness told police that he heard someone jump from the air-conditioning unit of his building.
The man than saw someone jump into the water from a pier. The witness was able to point the man out to police.
Police chased the swimming suspect with a police boat and found him about 200 to 250 feet from the shore. The man was naked.
Police were able to locate black shoes, black gloves and a jacket floating in the lake near the location the witness said the man jumped into the water.
Myerson’s vehicle was also located near the resort backed into a stall, doors unlocked and the keys in the ignition.
Myerson is facing the charge as a repeater because of a 2010 conviction in Walworth County for burglary. He also was convicted in 2007 of robbery, use of force.
According to the Department of correction’s website Myerson’s probation has been revoked. He is on probation until January of 2021.