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Five arrested for December burglary in North Greenbush

NORTH GREENBUSH - An investigation into a burglary at a house in North Greenbush has led to the arrests of five.

North Greenbush Police say they arrested 19 year old Keenu Wastso as well as four minors, whose names are being withheld due to age, in connection to the December 24th burglary of a house on Sliter's Lane.

According to police two of the subjects were friends of the daughter of the homeowners who were out of town on the night of the incident.  Police say the five people stayed in the house for over an hour.

Watso and two others allegedly returned to the home shortly after and took jewelry, cash, prescription medication and a safe along with other property including a family heirloom.

Watso and the two minors who returned to the house were charged with felonies Second Degree Burglary, third Degree Criminal Mischief, and Grand Larceny as well as misdemeanor second degree Criminal Trespass.  The two other minors involved were only charged with misdemeanor second degree Criminal Trespass.

Watso was remanded to Rensselaer County Jail while the four minors were released to be due back in court at later dates.