Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Paterson Man Arrested in String of Eight Burglaries

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Paterson Man Arrested in String of Eight Burglaries

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PATERSON - A 23-year-old city man accused of burglarizing eight apartments in his neighborhood -- allegedly breaking into homes while the occupants slept -- was arrested Sunday night, police said.

Authorities said they have connected the suspect, Daniel Acevado, to eight burglaries and one robbery during the past two weeks and are investigating whether he may have committed other crimes.

The break-ins pretty much took place within a few blocks of his home on Beech Street, police said. The crimes followed a similar pattern, authorities said, but they would not reveal details.

The suspect allegedly stole a variety of items from the homes, police said. "He took whatever was available as soon as he got in," said Capt. Richard Reyes.

In some instances, the residents awoke during the burglaries and the suspect fled, according to Reyes. …

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