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Sheriff: Paterson burglary suspect arrested after chase on Holsman Street

By Jonathan Greene
Published: October 23, 2015

Davon-Watkins

A city man wanted for committing burglaries in Paterson and Prospect Park was arrested on Wednesday afternoon, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.

Davon Watkins, 30-year-old, was arrested at around 5:54 p.m. on Wednesday on Holsman Street various charges including burglary, resisting arrest, Berdnik said.

Warrant squad detectives Joseph Cammisa and Raphael Garcia saw Watkins on a bicycle in the area. The suspect fled on bicycle and then on foot. The sheriff’s detectives chased the suspect through several backyards before taking him into custody, Berdnik said.

Watkins is wanted on an extradition warrant out of Delaware for violation of probation. He had an outstanding warrant out of Paterson.

Watkins allegedly burglarized a Prospect Park home on August 26, 2015 and took laptops from the home. Berdnik said Watkins is suspect in other burglaries and more charges are likely.


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