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Published June 28, 2010, 03:58 PM

Fargo man admits to 11 burglaries

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A 20-year-old Fargo man pleaded guilty Monday to burglarizing nearly a dozen local businesses.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Becir Beciraj admitted to being guilty of two counts each of attempted burglary and burglary in Cass County District Court, according to court records.

He wasn't sentenced on Monday. A hearing will be scheduled after the pre-sentencing report is done. Beciraj had faced a total of 19 felonies involving 11 business burglaries and seven attempted burglaries.

Tristan Van de Streek, an assistant Cass County state's attorney, said the 19 charges were consolidated into four counts covering multiple incidents. Van de Streek said prosecutors did not strike a plea deal with Beciraj, and all victims will be able to seek restitution.

Beciraj was arrested on Aug. 30 in connection with a burglary at Skill Cuts. According to court records, he also committed burglaries at Cafe Aladdin, The Kumon Center, Wildflower, Duane's House of Pizza, Sun Gods, Lenthe Investment, Inc., Native Sun Tanning, Wedding Elegance, Plato's Closet and Casa Bella.