West Haven man faces charges for attempting to steal fire truck

Wayne Gagne

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A West Haven man is being held on bond after trying to get away with a fire truck.

West Haven Police and West Haven Fire Department were called to 385 Main Street on Wednesday night.

Firefighters explained they were inside a residence for a medical call when they heard the sirens activated on the parked fire truck. Firefighters looked and saw a male inside the truck’s cab attempting to put in motion.

Officers arrested Wayne Gagne, 63, of West Haven. They found a large hunting knife with a blade on Gagne. He was charged with criminal attempt to commit larceny and possession of a dangerous weapon.





WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s