Hamden police arrest suspected license plate thief - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Hamden police arrest suspected license plate thief

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HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A man from Hamden faces charges for stealing a license plate from a parked vehicle.

Police said they arrested Jason Garcia, 22, on Saturday.

They said they were called to Highview Terrace around 3:30 a.m. for a reported burglary.

Police said they found out that Garcia forcibly entered a parked vehicle and stole the license plate.

They arrested the suspect at the scene and transported him to police headquarters.

Garcia was charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree criminal trespass.

He was held on a $2,000 bond and scheduled to face a judge on Sept. 23.

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