Man admits to multiple Albany burglaries and entering autos

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Albany police have arrested a man believed to have taken part in multiple burglary and entering auto cases.

Police say that 48-year-old WIllie James Tinch was taken into custody June 6 for questioning into multiple burglaries on Broad Avenue and an entering auto at the Oglethorpe Lounge.

Tinch denied burglarizing any Broad Avenue businesses, but did admit to committing several other burglaries and entering autos in the area along with 49-year-old Rufus Mansfield.

Mansfield and Tinch both face charges for burglary in the second degree for burglairies at USA Restaraunt Equipment Company and Friendship Outreach Ministries.

Tinch faces additionals burglary in the second degree for incidents at Charlie's Paint and Body and SOWEGA Chemical Janitoral. Other charges include three entering autos at AATCO Albany Auto Transmission, Hobart Sales and Services and the Oglethorpe Lounge.