Date: September 21, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On September 20, 2020 Hamden Police responded to Elmer Avenue on the report of a larceny. Officers were advised that an individual “was going car to car checking door handles.”
Investigation revealed that Daniel Avery had forcibly entered a parked motor vehicle on Elmer Avenue. He was confronted by the owner of the vehicle. Avery threatened the victim, while displaying a knife. He subsequently fled on foot towards Helen Street. He was promptly apprehended by Officer Kyle Sampognaro and Officer Christina Giori.
Hamden Police arrested Daniel Avery, 26, of 55 Thompson Street, Apartment A, New Haven. He was charged with Burglary in the 3rd Degree, Larceny in the 6th Degree and Breach of Peace in the 2nd Degree. Avery is scheduled to appear at Meriden Superior Court on November 2nd.