Hillsboro serial burglar identified, in custody

Hillsboro serial burglar identified, in custody.
Hillsboro serial burglar identified, in custody.(Hillsboro Police Department)
Published: Apr. 10, 2023 at 4:51 PM PDT
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HILLSBORO Ore. (KPTV) – The Hillsboro Police Department has identified the man suspected of burglarizing homes in a northeast Hillsboro neighborhood after an arrest Friday.

Police say Shea Oneill, 40, was taken into custody in connection to two burglaries at the Commons at Hawthorne Village apartments in Hillsboro.

Oneill was charged with first-degree burglary and first-degree attempted burglary before being lodged in the Washington County Jail.

Prior to the Oneill’s arrest, FOX 12 spoke with victims in the neighborhood who said the robberies had been going on for around a month.

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“There have been multiple break-ins by the same man. He’s been caught on numerous doorbell and Ring cameras. He’s always in the same get-up,” said Sarah Alvarez, a neighborhood resident.

Hillsboro P.D. says they are continuing to investigate if Oneill is connected to several other recent burglaries in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hillsboro P.D. non-emergency dispatch at(503) 629-0111.