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Suspected serial burglar caught

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webmaster | 04/11/13

A 20-year-old man thought to have robbed dozens of homes is in Madera County Jail after he and a 13-year-old accomplice were allegedly thwarted by Madera Police Department officers during an attempted break-in last week.

Detective Sgt. Robert Salas of the MPD said that Charles Price, from Madera, is suspected in a streak of home invasions after he was arrested with the minor while attempting to break into a house on the 600 block of Quady Lane around 9:30 a.m. Friday.

“He’s been under our radar for some time,” Salas said of Price. “We’ve been looking at him for a number of burglaries in the area.”

Salas said Price was arrested last month on possession of stolen property from another home burglary and is suspected in a significant increase of residential burglaries in the area — some 20 to 30 in total...


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