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More charges for the alleged St. Paul’s Lutheran Church burglar. 22-year old John Cabrera appeared in Batavia City court Friday answer to a slue of charges.

During the hearing a shackled Cabrera waived his right for a preliminary hearing for the church burglary charges. All of those charges will now being reviewed by the County Grand Jury.

Cabrera is now facing criminal charges of escape, burglary and criminal mischief after attempting to escape from the County jail Tuesday night.

During the escape Cabrera was allegedly assisted by inmate Paul Doctor who allegedly hoisted him up so he could get into the ceiling, from there Cabrera allegedly made his way into a corrections officer’s locker room and stole a guard’s boots and uniform and then he made his way into the basement to be caught by deputies.

District Attorney Larry Friedman said Cabrera is being criminally charged, because he successfully made it out of the jail area before he was caught.

Cabrera is also facing a number of misdemeanor charges for other incidents that occurred this summer in Genesee County.

Cabrera is being held without bail and is scheduled to re-appear in court on Tuesday.

Paul Doctor who allegedly assisted with the escape has been charged with escape in the first degree as an accomplice. 

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