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Syracuse men face charges in Oswego County after burglary, reported machete attack

Two Syracuse men are facing charges after police responded to a reported burglary and machete attack in Oswego County.
Parish (WSYR-TV) – Two Syracuse men are facing charges after police responded to a reported burglary and machete attack in Oswego County.

Malik DeJesus and Christian Figueroa of Lexington Avenue were spotted by Oswego County Sheriff’s Deputies near I-81 in Parish shortly after the alleged incident.

They were caught a short time later on the highway near Central Square.

Law enforcement officers were looking for the two men after State Police responded to the reported attack, and also the theft of cash and a gun from a home on Railroad Street in the village of Parish.

Both were charged with burglary in the first degree, a felony.

DeJesus was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, a felony; and Figueroa was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.

Figueroa was also arrested for criminal possession of marijuana in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor.

The men were arraigned in Town of Parish Court and taken to the Oswego County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

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