Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse man suspected of selling stolen jewelry to local pawn shops has surrendered to police.
50-year-old Leroy Hackett had been arrested on 116 charges since 1981; and police say that nearly 50 of those charges were related to theft.
Police were particularly concerned because they said “he’s very used to being on the run,” according to Sgt. John Savage of the Syracuse Police Warrant Squad.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- This week’s fugitive – Leroy Hackett – is wanted for allegedly pawning stolen jewelry.
Hackett is no stranger to police. Police say he’s been arrested on 116 charges since 1981.
“49 or 48 of those arrests have been theft related, whether it was petit larceny or grand larceny, or burglary, this guy will take anything that isn’t nailed down,” said Sergeant John Savage with the Syracuse Police Warrant Squad. “He’s very used to being on the run and elusive and we’re hoping that viewers can help us track him down.
Hackett is 50 years old, 5’11” tall and 215 pounds. If you know where he is, give the Syracuse Police Warrant Squad a call on their confidential tip line at 442-5230.