Man sentenced to up to 7 years for New Scotland burglary

Sean Descisciolo

NEW SCOTLAND — This week, Sean Descisciolo, 30, of Middle Grove, N.Y., was sentenced to 28 months to seven years in state prison for a burglary he committed last August.

While on a job as a painter, Descisciolo entered a home on Mason Lane in New Scotland, where he stole $9,650 worth of jewelry, including: an emerald and diamond ring, an 18-inch pearl necklace, diamond and pearl earrings, and antique pins, among other items, according to the Albany County District Attorney’s Office.

The victim reported the items missing in October 2013, two months after contracting with the company Descisciolo worked for to paint the outside of the house; Descisciolo was not permitted to enter the home.

“It was a simple crime of opportunity,” said Justin Devendorf, media coordinator for the Albany County District Attorney’s Office.

After the report was made, the police began an investigation and, within the month, discovered that Descisciolo had stolen the jewelry. Descisciolo confessed to stealing the jewelry when officers arrest him, the release said.

On June 7 of this year, he pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree burglary, a felony.

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