Arrest in rash of New Castle burglaries

John Brown

July 19, 2013 3:20:36 PM PDT
New Castle police have nabbed the man they believe is behind a rash of home burglaries.

John Brown, 38, is being held for a preliminary hearing.

Detectives say he was caught while riding a stolen bike on Thursday in Old New Castle, where numerous break-ins have been reported.

The break-ins began back on July 7th, police said.

Investigators aren't sure if Brown worked alone.

Residents are reminded to keep doors and windows locked.