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Richmond Heights Couple Charged with Burglary, Stealing Guns

They admitted to at least four burglaries in Richmond Heights, police said.

A couple suspected of committing at least four burglaries in have been arrested.

Christopher Badalamenti, 34, and Julia Brundage, 22, of the 7300 block of Hoover Avenue are charged with second-degree burglary, stealing and three counts of stealing firearms.

The two are suspected of burglarizing a home in the 7400 block of Hoover Avenue between 2 and 5 p.m. Wednesday, stated in a report. Brundage and Badalamenti stole a laptop computer, four gold rings, an iPod Touch, a backpack, ammunition and a .50-caliber magazine, according to the police report.

They also stole three handguns: a Desert Eagle pistol, a .45-caliber pistol and a .44-caliber Magnum revolver, police stated. The total value of the stolen property: More than $14,000.

Brundage and Badalamenti “admitted they acted together in the burglary of at least four residences in Richmond Heights, including the one charged in the complaint," police stated in the report.

Bond was set at $50,0000 each.

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LeeAnn Tapscott June 12, 2012 at 07:44 PM
Get involved in the P.A.C.T Neighborhood Watch. Our neighborhood watch is a huge success, and growing all the time. Because of one of our watchful neighbors, it helped catch these people. This is a heroine dealer who broke into these homes during the day. Heroine is a serious business. Pay attention to your surroundings at all times. Watch out for each other, get to know each other.
HLM June 17, 2012 at 06:08 AM
BLESS THAT WATCHER! Been SO worried about these day time burglaries! GREAT JOB!

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