Man charged for multiple burglaries in Albion, with over 100 stolen items recovered

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 January 2023 at 2:56 pm

ALBION – The Albion Police Department is reporting today that a 20-year-old man has been arrested after nearly a month-long investigation into several burglaries to dwellings, garages, sheds and larcenies from vehicles.

Bryton M. Hitzges

Bryton M. Hitzges has been charged with one count of second-degree burglary 2nd to a dwelling, four counts of third-degree burglary, five counts of petit larceny and one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief.

The Albion PD is reporting that it conducted a search warrant on Wednesday at a residence in the Village of Albion. Hitzges was subsequently arrested there without incident, police said. While conducting the search warrant, officers recovered over 100 items of stolen property from victims within the Village of Albion.

Hitzges was committed to the Orleans County Jail pending arraignment. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance at arraignment.

Those who think they have been a victim of a recent burglary in the Village of Albion and have items missing are asked to call the Albion Police Department at (585)589-5627 or email the Albion PD at

The Albion Police Department was assisted by the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force during the search warrant, Albion Police Chief David Mogle said.