Hamden police nab man suspected of burglarizing car - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Hamden police nab man suspected of burglarizing car

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Jeffrey Payne Jr. (Hamden police photo) Jeffrey Payne Jr. (Hamden police photo)
HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A man was arrested for forcing his way into a locked vehicle in Hamden Friday morning.

Police said 26-year-old Jeffrey Payne Jr., of Hamden, broke into the parked vehicle moments before officers arrived.

They said they were initially called for a report of a suspicious person in the area.

Payne was found in the vicinity of Fourth Street.

He was arrested and brought to Hamden police headquarters.

Police said they charged him with third-degree burglary and criminal attempt to commit sixth-degree larceny.

He was held on a $500 bond and faced a judge on Friday in Meriden.

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