Man stuck in chimney appears in court - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man stuck in chimney appears in court

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A man in New London who got stuck in a chimney while he tried to escape police appeared before a judge Monday.

Dan Lachappelle, 18, was arrested Thursday after he got stuck 15 feet down the chimney at an apartment building on Home Street.

Police said Lachappelle ran when they tried to serve him with an arrest warrant.

According to court documents, he crawled out a third floor window...pulled himself onto the roof and 20 feet down the chimney.

He's charged with burglary and is in jail in lieu of $75,000 bond.

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