RENSSELAER, N.Y. – The younger brother of John Halacy has pleaded guilty to a charge stemming from a Thanksgiving Day burglary.
District Attorney David Soares has announced that Raymond Halacy, 19, pleaded guilty to one count of burglary in the 3rd degree, a felony, on Tuesday.
One Thanksgiving Day, 2013, Halacy and his alleged co-defendant Andre Beverly, 18, unlawfully entered a home in Colonie and stole guitars, a television, and other electronic items. Authorities say that after the burglary, Halacy and Beverly were located in the state of Florida and waived extradition back to the state of New York.
Halacy is scheduled to be sentenced on April 8 and faces 2 1/3 to 7 years in State Prison. He is currently in custody at the Albany County Correctional Facility without bail.
Raymond Halacy's brother, John Halacy, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted burglary in the 2nd degree, a violent felony. He faces 5 ½ years in State Prison, to be followed by 3 years of Post Release Supervision when he is sentenced on April 3. He also remains in the Albany County Correctional Facility without bail to await sentencing.
The case against Beverly remains open and pending at this time, according to Soares.