9/29/2020 - 9/29/20-Arrest of Alexander Hernandez - Burglary in the 2nd Degree - Slow Puffs
Date: September 29, 2020
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On September 29, 2020 at approximately 2:50a.m. Hamden Police responded to Slow
Puffs, 3030 Whitney Avenue on the report of an activated burglar alarm.
Upon arrival, officers observed a damaged rear glass door. Moments later, Officer Luis
Rivera observed a suspicious male, in the vicinity of another business. The male
subsequently fled on foot. With the assistance of Officer Kelley Cushman and her K-9
partner “Sar”, Alexander Hernandez was taken into custody, after a lengthy track.
A search of Hernandez’s motor vehicle led to the discovery of multiple items that were
stolen from Slow Puffs.
Hamden Police arrested Alexander Hernandez, 20, of 729 Evergreen Avenue, Hamden.
He was charged with Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree.
Hernandez, who was detained on a $2,500.00 bond, is scheduled to appear at Meriden
Superior Court on October 13th