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Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Possible burglary in progress in Bergen

post by Alecia Kaus in bergen, burglary

Genesee County Sheriff's deputies are responding to an address in Bergen on Le Roy Street after a neighbor called in a possible burglary in progress.

There are three subjects about 14 or 15 years years old with a long gun in the backyard. The house may be abandoned. One subject was spotted inside, one in the garage.

Deputy on location. Out with four teens at the scene.

UPDATE 1:52 p.m.: Deputy on location says the teens are using airsoft rifles.

UPDATE 1:56 p.m.: Law enforcement clear of the scene.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Burglary in progress in Elba

post by Alecia Kaus in burglary, elba

Two white males have broken into a residence on Ridge Road in Elba and are in the basement. Genesee County Sheriff's deputies are responding along with the canine unit.

Caller reports the suspect vehicle to be a van, light tan or silver in color with tinted windows.

Deputies have found an open back door and the suspects have fled the scene heading toward Route 98.

Looking for two white males -- one with a long, black ponytail and the other with a scraggly beard.

Deputies asking dispatch to advise the Orleans County Sheriff and Batavia police of the descriptions.

UPDATE 1:35 p.m.: Tan van spotted heading toward Batavia or the Thruway with two white males with dark hair, facial hair, possibly Latino.

UPDATE 1:39 p.m.: Law enforcement has checked with the toll collectors at the Thruway and no one matching that description has come through the toll booths. Also checked a van at the Elba Diner but it's not the vehicle.

UPDATE 1:43 p.m.: Town Highway has spotted a man fitting the description standing roadside at Maltby and Fisher roads in Oakfield with some other men.

UPDATE 1:48 p.m.: The location on Fisher Road in Oakfield.

UPDATE 1:57 p.m.: The van is also at this location.

Monday, May 5, 2008 at 3:38 pm

Upstate N.Y. man admits he's 1980s 'Pillowcase Burglar'

post by Howard B. Owens in burglary, crime

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