BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man was arrested Tuesday in connection with his alleged involvement in a string of burglaries between April 16 and September 25.
According to Lt. Eric Amato the suspect, Frank Citron, was taken into custody at approximately 2:45 p.m. and charged with burglary and theft in four separate incidents.
Two of the incidents, taking place on April 16 and September 25, took place during the day, and in three of them the victims reported being familiar with the suspect.
On September 16 the victim, a 56 -year-old male, reported finding Cintron in his home without permission and asleep on a bed. After waking Cintron and getting him to vacate the home the victim noticed $30 missing.
In the first incident, according to the report, Cintron removed approximately $2800 worth of electronic devices from a Newman Street home. The majority of the equipment was recovered, police said.
On September 23 a 56-year-old male found Cintron in kitchen. Upon being discovered, the victim reported, Cintron fled the apartment, but not before allegedly taking two credit cards, a piece of jewelry, and a spare key to the apartment.
The suspect is said to have gained entry to an Islandview Court home on September 25 using a key that the victim’s son had in a backpack stolen from him days earlier. The victim, a 60-year-old female, discovered Cintron in her home at approximately 12:53 p.m. when she was alerted to a motion alert from a security camera inside her apartment. The victim reported $500.00 in cash, a gaming console, 2 video games, a security camera, and numerous pieces of jewelry had been stolen from the apartment.
Cintron as transferred to Hudson County Jail and further charged with having two outstanding warrants from the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office.
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