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Lockport man pleads guilty to apartment burglary

LOCKPORT – Shawn P. Filipovich, 24, of Robinson Road, Lockport, admitted Thursday in Niagara County Court that he burglarized a woman’s apartment Dec. 12 on Dysinger Road in Lockport.

Filipovich pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and agreed to pay $900 restitution to the woman, who caught him in the act, Assistant District Attorney Joseph A. Scalzo said. Filipovich escaped with two cameras and a gold necklace.

County Judge Matthew J. Murphy III scheduled sentencing for June 6. Filipovich could be given up to seven years in prison.