Second suspect arrested in Glastobury golf club thefts

Glastonbury police say 29-year-old Derek Benson broke into several homes to steal high end golf clubs (Photo: Glastonbury Police)

GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Glastonbury police have arrested a second man they say was involved in several residential burglaries involving the theft of high end golf clubs.

Police have arrested 29-year-old Derek Benson of Glastonbury on several larceny and burglary related charges. Benson turned himself into Glastonbury police on Friday upon learning there were seven active warrants for his arrest.

Officers said the seven warrants stemmed from investigations into several home burglaries. In each burglary, police say Benson was after high end golf clubs.

On December 4th, cops arrested 22-year-old Justin Scalise, of West Hartford in connection with the same burglaries.

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According to a report released by Glastonbury police, Benson and Scalise broke into the homes, stole the clubs, and then sold many of them at a golf outlet store in Hartford.

Benson is being held on $350,000 bond.

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