Sand Lake Man Charged With Multiple Wide Ranging Burglaries


A man described as a serial burglar is in custody in Rensselaer County.

Police in North Greenbush arrest William Hoffay of Sand Lake in connection with two burglaries at two area businesses, and he may be involved in over a dozen other break-ins. 

Police say Hoffay burglarized the Healthy Pet Center and the Garlic Lover's Corner, both in the same North Greenbush complex. 

Police placed him under surveillance, and during that time,

Hoffay committed another burglary in Troy, and he may be responsible for 13 others throughout the Capital Region, two other incidents are also being investigated by authorities in Massachusetts.

Photo: WNYT


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