A Utica teen is facing charges for his alleged involvement in series of home burglaries and car larcenies in New Hartford.

New Hartford Police say 17-year oild Gino Placanaca also stole two motor vehicles.

One of the vehicles was recovered by Utica Police.

Placanaca was charged with burglary and petty larceny.

Police say additional charges against Placanaca are expected and other suspects may be arrested as their investigation continues.

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