EXCLUSIVE: 68th Precinct nabs suspected perp in series of burglaries

August 10, 2015 Helen Klein
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The 68th Precinct believes it has solved a burglary pattern occurring on 98th Street between Marine Avenue and Shore Road.

On Monday, August 3, Detective Mario Carballera of the precinct’s Detective Squad, arrested 17-year-old Pedro Hernandez, a Sunset Park resident, who confessed to four home burglaries in the area.

Cops say that Hernandez has a “substantial criminal history.” He was caught, according to a police source, as a result of eyewitness testimony and prints left at the scene.

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Hernandez has been charged with burglary, according to police.

Story has been updated to reflect corrected information from the 68th Precinct.

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