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Cops: Hempstead man arrested in 4 burglaries

A Hempstead man who police say is responsible for four burglaries in Uniondale and West Hempstead was arrested Tuesday.

Nassau police said Malique Wilson, 21, started the burglary spree on the morning of June 10, 2013, and ended Aug. 5. Wilson entered three homes in Uniondale and one home in West Hempstead through rear and side windows and stole jewelry, police said.

Crime scene detectives went to the houses and secured latent finger prints on the day the burglaries occurred, police said. The medical examiner's office then revealed that the prints belonged to Wilson, police said.

Police said Wilson, of 60 Remsen Ave., was arrested at the Nassau County district attorney's office in Mineola and is charged with three counts of second-degree burglary and one count of second-degree attempted burglary.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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