Byron man charged with burglary

Posted at: 02/21/2013 9:12 PM
Updated at: 02/22/2013 12:54 PM

A Byron man is charged with burglary after police say he broke into five homes in Genesee County.

Jeffrey J. Leaton, 22 of Byron is charged with five counts of burglary.

Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies say Leaton entered five homes without permission and stole jewelry and cash. Two of the homes were located on Griswold Road in Stafford. The other three homes were located on West Bergen Road, Hunter Street and Peachey Road in Bergen.

Leaton had been held at the Genesee County Jail on $20,000 bail since February 12 when police caught him breaking into a home on Griswold Road in LeRoy.

Leaton is due back in Stafford Town Court on February 26 and Bergen Town Court on March 13.