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7/29/2021 - 7/29/21- Juvenile arrest - Stolen car
CONTACT: Det. Sean J. Dolan
On July 27, 2021 at approximately 1:00 AM, a reported stolen vehicle out of Stamford was observed by Hamden Police in the area of Arch Street near Fitch Street. As officers approached the vehicle, the operator attempted to flee the area through a gas station parking lot. The vehicle struck a parking bollard rendering the vehicle disabled. The occupants fled from the stolen vehicle. Officer Vin Palma apprehended one of the suspects, a 15 year old juvenile, after a brief foot pursuit.
As the individuals fled from the vehicle, one of the suspects brandished a black handgun at a nearby neighbor. A loaded handgun was recovered in the immediate area by responding officers.
The investigation into the recovered stolen vehicle and firearm is ongoing.
The juvenile, a New Haven resident, was arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 1st Degree. He is scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court in New Haven on August 13, 2021.