Report by Paula Antolini
November 13, 2017 1:15PM EDT
Newtown, Danbury, Brookfield, Monroe, Bethel Police on Stolen Car/Personal Property Arrest and Investigation, Nov.13th
STOLEN CAR/PERSONAL PROPERTY ARREST AND INVESTIGATION
NEWTOWN, CT, November 13, 2017: On this date at approx. 2:30 am Newtown Emergency Communications received a call from the Danbury Police Department that they had recovered a vehicle that had appeared to have been stolen from Baldwin Rd in Newtown earlier. This vehicle described as a Audi was involved in an accident in Danbury at which time the occupants abandoned the Audi and stole a Honda Civic which was parked in the area of the accident scene.
On this same date at approx. 4:30 am Newtown Emergency Communications received a call from a resident on Sleepy Hollow Rd. reporting a suspicious car stuck in his driveway. As police arrived to the Sleepy Hollow residence the occupants of the stolen Honda Civic which had been stolen from Danbury a couple hours prior and fled on foot.
Brookfield, Monroe, and the CSP K9s were called to the location to assist in locating the larceny suspects.
Newtown Police Sergeant Wisentaner had officers set up a perimeter of the neighborhood until the police k9s arrived. As Sgt.Wisentaner was arriving to the scene a Cadillac Escalade was seen leaving a driveway, Sgt. Wisentaner then stopped at the end of driveway to question the driver of this vehicle when the suspect spun the vehicle on the front lawn and the suspects jumped from the vehicle and ran into the wooded area adjacent to the residence.
Police K9s and Troopers from CSP Troop A, Monroe Police, and Brookfield Police searched the area, but the suspects could not be immediately located. Within another couple hours Newtown police were able to locate and arrest two male juvenile suspects.
One of the male juvenile suspects had been found hiding in an unlocked vehicle in the same area as the abandoned stolen car and the other suspect had been found walking on School House Hill Rd. in possession of multiple stolen from several vehicles. The items included wallets, GPS units, etc.
Lt. Aaron Bahamonde “This case is very active and ongoing and involves several towns including Danbury and Bethel. Our detectives are processing the stolen vehicles for evidence and police expect to make more arrests in the near future for other possible suspects and additional charges are possible for the two juveniles still in custody”.
The juvenile suspects were released to their parents custody and face multiple criminal charges in Bridgeport Juvenile Court.
The charges include Larceny 2nd , Larceny 3rd, Burglary 3rd, Larceny 5th (Possession of stolen property from other vehicles besides the stolen ones), Criminal Trover, and Interfering with an officer.