BREAKING NEWS: Residential Burglary in Elba, Genesee County Leads to Arrest of Suspect
Tuesday, July 7, 2023 – In a shocking incident reported at 11:27 AM, the Genesee County Emergency Communication Center received a distress call from a victim residing in the tranquil Town of Elba. The call detailed a distressing burglary that had taken place, affecting both the victim’s residence and detached buildings on the property.
Responding swiftly to the call, Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy J. McClellan arrived at the scene and initiated a thorough investigation. Recognizing the gravity of the situation, investigators from the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, namely R. DeLong and H. Carlson, promptly joined the efforts. Their presence was vital in documenting the scene through photographs, collecting physical evidence, and delving deeper into the incident.
During the course of the investigation, law enforcement officers identified a suspect, Omar Cabrera, a 40-year-old resident of Rochester, NY. It is alleged that Cabrera unlawfully entered the residence, causing considerable property damage estimated to exceed $250. Additionally, he is accused of stealing a quantity of valuable copper fittings while inside the property. Moreover, Cabrera is suspected of trespassing into three separate detached buildings on the premises, with the intention of committing further crimes.
In a significant breakthrough, on January 31, 2023, Cabrera was tracked down in the City of Rochester with the invaluable assistance of the United States Marshals Task Force. Following his capture, Cabrera was promptly transported to the Genesee County Jail, where he remained until a Centralized Arraignment Program (CAP) Court was convened.
The charges against Cabrera are severe, including second-degree burglary, a class C felony, three counts of third-degree burglary, a class D felony, third-degree criminal mischief, a class E felony, and petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor.
The judicial process commenced with Cabrera’s arraignment in front of the esteemed Honorable V. Williams at the Alabama Town Court. Subsequently, he was remanded to the Genesee County Jail, where he will remain unless he can post $10,000 cash bail, $20,000 insurance bond, or $40,000 partially secured bond.
Elba, a serene town nestled in the heart of Genesee County, known for its picturesque landscapes and tight-knit community, has been shaken by this distressing incident. The authorities are determined to ensure justice is served, providing solace to the affected residents and restoring the sense of security that once prevailed in this idyllic location.
This story is still developing, and further updates will be provided as the investigation progresses..