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

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.

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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