A 24-year-old St. Paul man suspected in a string of burglaries last December pleaded guilty Jan. 25 to one count of felony third-degree burglary.
Brian Thomas McCarthy is scheduled for sentencing in Washington County District Court on April 4 and could face up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
, Woodbury Police Cmdr. Jay Alberio told Patch that authorities suspected McCarthy of breaking into a detached garage in Woodbury and vehicles in Woodbury, Oakdale, Maplewood, Newport and St. Paul.
McCarthy's criminal record shows convictions for third-degree burglary in November 2008, second-degree assault in January 2009, receiving stolen property in April 2009 and fifth-degree assault in August 2011.