DNA Identifies Watertown Plow Thief

Angel Perez (Photo provided by the Watertown Police Department)

WATERTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) – Watertown Police have arrested a man they say stole two plow trucks during the Winter.  The trucks were stolen from Evergreen Lawn and Landscape Maintenance in Watertown on 2/10/16. The trucks were later located in North Haven and Meriden stripped of the plows, sanders and electronics. Both vehicles sustained damage to the exterior and interior and were made inoperable.  Thursday police arrested Angel Perez for the thefts.  They found Perez’s DNA on the steering wheel of one of the stolen trucks.

Perez has a history of motor vehicle thefts and currently has a warrant issued out of the North Branford Police Department for charges related to a motor vehicle theft.

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