DNA Used Again To Convict Suspect In Albany Burglary
Last week, I had a story about a local man that was accused of a burglary because of his DNA.
Now there’s another story about someone that’s going to jail because of some of his DNA found at the crime scene.
A 33-year-old man Albany man was in Albany County Court yesterday, for a burglary that he was accused of committing on January 25, 2014. Vincent Faulkner allegedly broke into a home on Third Street in Albany, and stole some jewelry, cell phones and other property which was valued at more than $1,000 dollars.
During the investigation of the robbery, Albany Police gathered evidence from the scene. At a window where a suspect entered the home, police found some blood on a curtain. After a laboratory ran some tests of the evidence, it was discovered that it was from Faulkner. His DNA profile was allegedly already in the New York State database.
According to the story from News 10 ABC, Faulkner pleaded guilty to the burglary. He’ll be spending the next five years in state prison.