Burglar arrested months after sneaking into Hamden home while owners slept

Robert Jackson. (Photo: Hamden Police Department)

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police say they have arrested a man that sneaked into a Hamden home through a kitchen window while owners were asleep in June.

Hamden Police arrested Robert Jackson, 20-year-old of New Haven, on Nov. 30th and have charged him with burglary in the first-degree and larceny in the first-degree.

On June 29th police responded to a Morse street residence on the report of a forcible night time burglary. Investigation revealed that entry was gained into the residence via an open kitchen window. Once inside, several items were stolen, including the keys to the homeowner’s motor vehicle, house keys and an undisclosed amount of money. The individual subsequently stole the motor vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the burglary occurred during the early morning hours, when the residents were asleep. Later in the day, the homeowner’s stolen motor vehicle was located in West Haven.

A detective conducted an extensive investigation which led to the application of an arrest warrant for Jackson. The court approved the arrest warrant application. Jackson will be presented at Meriden Superior Court.  He was detained on a court-ordered $100,000.00 bond.

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