DNA leads police to burglary suspect

Police say they've made an arrest in a burglary case with the help of DNA evidence recovered at the scene.



Authorities say 21-year-old Gabriel Tavarez, of Baldwin, broke into a house on Westside Avenue in Freeport back in May. He allegedly stole electronics and a wrestling belt.



Police say DNA evidence at the scene led them to arrest Tavarez at his Baldwin home on Saturday morning.



He is charged with second-degree burglary and criminal possession of stolen property.



 


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