Police: Man charged in Bristol restaurant burglaries

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BRISTOL — Authorities have charged a man in the back-to-back burglaries of of two restaurants earlier this spring, Bristol police announced Friday.

Police said Corner Pizza was broken into on April 20 and Rodd’s Restaurant was burglarized two days later. Both incidents were investigated, and 39-year-old Gregory Rogers was developed as a suspect.

Police said they prepared a warrant for his arrest and took him into custody “without incident” on Thursday.

Rogers was charged with third-degree burglary, sixth-degree larceny and second-degree criminal mischief in the Corner Pizza break-in. He was charged with third-degree burglard, first-degree larceny and second-degree criminal mischief in the Rodd’s Restaurant burglary.

Police said he was held on $200,000 bond.