AUGUSTA — A burglar who frequently targeted businesses around his Waterville home was sentenced Thursday in Kennebec County Superior Court.

Frank R. Bowman Jr., 49, who previously lived in Fairfield, pleaded guilty Thursday to five counts of burglary, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, and criminal mischief, as well as one count of burglary of a motor vehicle.

He was sentenced to 33 months in prison and ordered to pay $6,277 restitution.

Bowman’s targets included the Kennebec Water District in Waterville, which he burglarized on both Feb. 25, 2010, and June 26, 2010.

In the first instance, Bowman broke a window to enter the building, cutting himself and leaving blood at the scene, according to an affidavit by Waterville Police Officer David Caron. Caron said the blood was analyzed at a lab and later matched to Bowman.

“The police did a good job on it,” District Attorney Evert Fowle said Thursday.

Other targets of Bowman included Central Maine Motors in Waterville, which Bowman burglarized on Feb. 25, 2010; Waterville Tire on Aug. 3, 2011, and Purse Hollywood in Waterville, Aug. 5, 2011. He also pleaded guilty to theft and to burglary of a motor vehicle on Aug. 9, 2011, also in Waterville.

Bowman’s criminal record includes convictions for robbery and armed robbery in Massachusetts.

Several other people were sentenced Thursday in separate hearings in Kennebec County Superior Court:

* Robert E. Nichols, 27, of Waterville, theft by deception between Sept. 14 and 17 in Waterville; three-year jail sentence, with all but eight months suspended, two years probation, $6,028 restitution.

* Cory Paoletti, 24, of Waterville, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer Oct. 9 in Gardiner; three-year jail sentence, with all but six months suspended, two years probation, $50 restitution.

* Thomas H. Pettengill, 49, of Wayne, domestic-violence assault Oct. 30 in Wayne; 364-day jail sentence, all suspended, two years probation, $300 restitution. The sentence is to run concurrent to a 120-day sentence for violating probation.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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