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Oswego Police Apprehend Fugitive

UPDATED INFORMATION: At approximately 9:35 a.m. today (April 13), Oswego Police, acting upon citizen tips and with the assistance of New York State Police and New York State Parole, arrested Mark J. Hewitt at 1648 County Route 41, Pulaski.

Hewitt was taken into custody without incident.

He was arraigned in Oswego City Court.

Hewitt was remanded to Oswego County Jail with no bail.

He is due back in Oswego City Court on April 27.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

OSWEGO, NY – On March 21 three people allegedly broke into a west-side residence, assaulted a victim with a blunt object, and robbed the victim of various items.

Mark J. Hewitt
Mark J. Hewitt

Oswego police made one arrest the day the incident was reported and have been conducting an investigation to determine who else was involved.

Police have identified one of the other persons as 39-year-old Mark J. Hewitt.

A warrant has been issued for Hewitt’s arrest in connection with his alleged involvement in the March 21 incident.

Hewitt faces charges of first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, first-degree assault and first-degree gang assault (all Class B felonies) and second-degree menacing (a Class A misdemeanor).

Investigators have been attempting to locate Hewitt but have been unsuccessful.

Hewitt is described as a white male, 6’01”, 240 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair.

According to investigators, Hewitt has apparently fled the area and is currently on parole.

Investigators also caution that Hewitt reportedly made comments that concerned them about his intentions if confronted by law enforcement.

That, coupled with the nature and severity of the crime, indicates that Hewitt should be considered possibly armed and dangerous.

If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Hewitt they are asked to contact the Oswego City Police Department at: (315) 343-1212 to speak with an officer or (315) 342-8131 – Crime/Drug Tip Line or they can E-mail: [email protected]