OSWEGO – On Wednesday (October 5), at about 11:50 p.m., 22-year-old Estevan L. Gonzalez of Oswego, was observed by patrol officers and identified as a possible suspect in recent reported burglary cases.
As police approached Gonzalez, he reportedly fled on foot.
Gonzalez was stopped by police near the intersection of West Fifth Street and Niagara streets.
At the scene of the stop, Gonzalez was found to allegedly be possession of Suboxone, a small amount of marijuana, and a hypodermic needle.
Gonzalez was charged with: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree (A-Misdemeanor), Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (Violation), Criminal Possessing of a Hypodermic Needle (A-Misdemeanor), and Resisting Arrest (A-Misdemeanor) for the contraband discovered, and fleeing at the scene of the stop.
Gonzalez was also charged with the following crimes related to on-going burglary investigations: 3 counts of Burglary in the Second Degree (C-Felony), 2 counts of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree (E-Felony) and one count of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree (D-Felony).
These charges allege that, Gonzalez, did enter and remain unlawfully in three different residential dwellings with the intent to steal property.
Gonzalez is accused of stealing a variety of household items while committing the burglaries.
In two of the three locations, the items stolen were valued in excess of $1,000 but did not exceed $3,000.
In one of the locations the items stolen totaled in excess of $3,000 in value.
Gonzalez was arraigned in Oswego City Court and remanded to the Oswego County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash / $20,000 bond.
He has a return date in Oswego City Court of October 12 at 1:30 p.m.