James Lee, of New Haven, was arrested Wednesday at New Haven Superior Court. The 19-year-old was already in custody and was being arraigned on unrelated charges.
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Two other men were arrested last week on several weapons charges stemming from the March theft. Authorities say they expect several more arrests.
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The cruiser was parked outside the trooper’s Milford home and was one of several vehicles in the area that were burglarized. Burglars broke into the cruiser’s trunk, where the AR-15 rifle was stored. The weapon was later recovered.
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Lee is being held on bond. He’s due in court Thursday.
It’s unclear whether Lee has retained a lawyer.
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