Man arraigned in Nanticoke school burglary

By Ed Lewis - [email protected]
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NANTICOKE — A man who allegedly burglarized Greater Nanticoke Area High School and stole computers valued at more than $33,100 in June 2016 was arraigned Wednesday in Luzerne County Central Court.

Police said Enrique Bacilio, 21, last known address as Midland Court, Wilkes-Barre, ransacked two classrooms, stealing 57 HP ProBook notebooks.

Police said the burglary occurred between 11 p.m. June 22, 2016, and 7 a.m. June 23, 2016.

Bacilio entered the school by smashing a window, court records say.

Police said Bacilio was identified as the suspect when his fingerprints were found on broken glass. An arrest warrant was issued April 11, 2017.

Police said another person, who is not named, attempted to sell the stolen computers to family members and at a pawn shop in Wilkes-Barre.

Police did not say where Bacilio was arrested. He formerly resided in Texas and New York before relocating to Wilkes-Barre.

Bacilio was arraigned by District Judge Thomas Malloy on charges of burglary, theft, criminal trespass and criminal mischief. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $20,000 bail.


By Ed Lewis

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