Police charge man for six burglaries in Northeast Philly

- Police have arrested a man in connection with burglaries in Northeast Philadelphia.

Over the weekend police arrested 34-year-old Jason Hilbert and charged him in six burglaries. He is a suspect in nine more.

Police say the alleged burglar has stolen thousands of dollars in cash, cell phones, computers and four cars.

Investigators say most of the alleged burglaries have taken place in the same neighborhood in which Hilbert lives.

He was picked up after he allegedly broke into three homes in an hour.

Police say the alleged crimes took place overnight, with the suspect removing screens to enter residents’ homes while they are sleeping.

Police say they have arrested Hilbert on numerous occasions, including five prior burglaries in the same area back in 2011 and 2012.

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