Prolific burglar arrested

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The suspect in at least a half-dozen burglaries on the Peninsula was arrested last week in San Leandro.

Andre Murphy, 46, of Oakland, is believed to have been involved in burglaries in San Carlos, Half Moon Bay and Millbrae, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

Following an investigation, sheriff’s office detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Murphy. San Leandro police contacted Murphy at a residence in their city on Thursday, Jan. 31, and arrested him on the warrant.

Sheriff’s office officials say Murphy may have been responsible in even more burglaries in other cities and throughout the Bay Area.

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