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Man, 18, arrested for burglary

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Matthew Fabral Dejesus Matthew Fabral Dejesus

Police investigating a series of burglaries and home invasion robberies in the Columbia area have made an arrest in one of the incidents.

Matthew Fabral Dejesus, 18, of Columbia, was arrested in connection with a burglary in the 600 Block of South 9th Street on November 27, borough police said.

Dejesus was hiding at the Wagon Werks Apartments on Plane Street and was taken into custody after a brief struggle Tuesday evening, police said.

He was charged with burglary and theft and sent to Lancaster County Prison on $25,000 bail.

Investigators said they also recovered guns, credit cards, and other evidence in the crimes.

Columbia police said the investigation is ongoing, and they advised its residents to continue keeping valuables out of sight and making sure doors and windows are locked.

Anyone with information may call police at 717-684-7735.

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