Police in West Haven said a neighbor caught a suspected burglar in the act on Sunday night.
They said around 9 p.m., Michael Valentas, 36, was spotted breaking into a home on Boylston Street.
Police said they found Valentas with stolen property at that the home.
He was taken into custody and charged with burglary, criminal trespass and larceny.
Valentas was held on bond.
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