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Bronx Man Charged After DNA Match

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Detectives fetched a Bronx man in the borough on Wednesday after police connected him to the 2008 burglary of a Stewart's on Washington Avenue.

Police said Sean Jackson, 38 of 875 Morrison Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473, broke the front window of the Stewart's and stole a dozen packs of cigarettes on December 24, 2008.

Jackson was connected to the crime after his DNA matched blood left on the broken window and taken from the scene by Albany forensic detectives. His DNA was entered in a state database after he was convicted of two unrelated felonies, police said.

Jackson was arrested by Albany detectives on an Albany City Court arrest warrant served in Bronx and was brought back to Albany. He was charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree criminal mischief and was arraigned at Albany City Court.

 

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Elizabeth Dilts

is currently pursuing a masters at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Dilts came to New York City from Shanghai, China, where she worked as an editor with the English-language City Weekend magazine. Prior to that, Dilts spent a year in Nanjing, China, with a bilingual, Mandarin-English magazine and a stint in Tianjin, China, with a business publication. Looking to use her Mandarin back in the United States, Dilts is covering Flushing, Queens, one of New York’s four Chinatowns. A native of Gary, Indiana., Dilts received her bachelor’s degree in journalism at Indiana University. While in China, she reported on Internet usage among young adults and the education issues faced by multi-ethnic children raised in China.