Squatter Charged After Allegedly Taking Over $1M Property, Getting Homeowner Arrested

By Bo Beard | April 23, 2024

Change the locks

A man in Queens, New York, who took over and rented rooms in a woman's $1 million house without permission, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges. 
 

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This happened after the homeowner was arrested for attempting to change the locks to remove the unauthorized occupants. 
 

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The man, Brian Rodriguez, forced his way back into the house after the homeowner changed the locks, leading to a confrontation. He argued that he was a legal tenant, causing the police to remove the homeowner from the property.