Date: July 21, 2021
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
On July 20, 2021, Hamden Police responded to Church Street School, 95 Church Street on the report of a stolen motor vehicle.
Investigation revealed that the owner of the vehicle left the keys in the ignition, prior to entering the school. Witnesses observed three young males enter the vehicle and flee towards Chester Street.
Moments later, Sergeant Michael Nawrocki observed the stolen vehicle, which was disabled, in the area of Benham Street and Mix Avenue. He observed three males exit and run towards Vantage Road.
Shortly thereafter, Officer Angela Vey and Officer Brian Jackson arrested three juveniles, who were hiding in the backyard of Vantage Road residents.
Hamden Police arrested (2) 15 year-old Hamden residents and a 16 year-old Hamden resident. They were all charged with Larceny in the 1st Degree and Interfering with a Police Officer. They were released to the custody of their parents.