Three arrested in burglary spree in Utica

Richard Walton

Three people are facing charges in multiple burglaries in Utica.

The burglaries have happened over the last several months in the east Utica area on Kossuth Ave., Leeds St. Wetmore St., Hoover Ave., Jefferson Ave., and Armory Dr.

19-year-old Richard Walton, of Mary Street, and 20-year-old Christopher Lawson, of Dudley Avenue, are charged with burglary. A 15-year-old boy was also arrested in the case.

Police say they found Walton with two DVD's and a Rubik's Cube stolen from a home on Leeds Street. Police later responded to a burglary on Madison Avenue. The three people were arrested a short time later.

Police think the group was involved in several other burglaries, and more charges may be filed.