Suspect Arrested in String of Home Burglaries

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 7:36am

Brownsville police say they have arrested the suspect responsible for several burglaries on the northeast side of the city, Matt Fernandez has all the details.

Police say 23 year-old Andre Martinez broke into four homes stealing TV's and jewelry from homes off of Robindale road. Martinez was arrested after a person gave police a description and the vehicle which matched Martinez. Emila Ruiz, who lives on Frankie street, knows one of the neighbors who's home was broken into by Martinez and says homeowners are taking new safety precautions for their homes. Police say a total of eight to ten homes were hit last week and are continuing to investigate into the burglaries.

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