Man arrested for break-in at ex’s home


Hector Jove

— Albany police on Tuesday, April 10, arrested a 25-year-old Schenectady man for allegedly burglarizing his ex-girlfriend’s home in December.

Hector Jove, of 923 Francis Ave. in Schenectady, was taken into custody by Albany police around noon on Tuesday at his residence on an arrest warrant with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Schenectady Police Department. Jove was captured by officers while allegedly trying to flee out a back window.

Jove allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s Livingston Avenue apartment on Dec. 17 and stole birth certificates and social security cards belonging to his girlfriend and her children.

He was charged with burglary in the second degree, a felony, and petit larceny.

He was arraigned on Tuesday, April 10, and remanded to the Albany County jail.

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