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That Radiator Was Hot

by Staff | Jan 9, 2014 3:19 pm

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Posted to: Legal Writes, Fair Haven

Amid a cold snap, cops caught a man with a “hot” radiator.

The man had stolen the radiator from a vacant Fair Haven home, cops said.

Here’s what happened, according to police spokesman Officer Dave Hartman

Just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, Officer Craig Miller responded to Exchange Street after a neighbor reported seeing three people removing something large from a vacant home.

Officer Miller found a man and a woman in the front yard of the vacant house, which is under foreclosure, according to a sign on the property. The couple told Miller that a man they know from a local bar had asked them to help him lift something heavy in a house he said he was working on.

Thomas MacMillan File Photo Miller took a description of the man and relayed it to other police. Officer Diego Quintero (pictured) heard the description and headed to a scrap metal business at Poplar and River streets. He found a man there who was dragging an iron radiator on a hand-truck. Witnesses ID’d him as the guy who took the radiator out of the vacant house.

Police arrested the 38-year-old man on burglary and larceny charges. The man has been arrested before in abandoned Fair Haven properties, according to the Livable City Initiative.

DUI Checkpoint

Hartman released this information about an upcoming drunk driving enforcement operation: “The New Haven police department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Friday, January 10, 2014 at Church and Crown Streets beginning at 7:00 PM until 3:00 AM on Saturday, January 11, 2014.”

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