Local Burglar Sentenced to 8 Years in State Prison

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An investigation by the Vernon Police Department lead to the arrest of a man who broke into and stole from Vernon, Hardyston and Butler homes. Patrick Delaney, 32, was sentenced to eight years in prison on August 10 and ordered to pay over $100,000 in restitution. 

In addition to the burglary and theft charges, the Yonkers native was also charged for spitting on a detective and for having a dagger knife in his possession. 

While he was sentenced to eight years, Delaney was given 264 days credit for time served. He won't be eligible for parole until half of his sentence has been served.

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