Rhode Island man arrested after allegedly breaking into multiple cars in Hamden

Carl Meisler (Photo Courtesy: Hamden Police Department)

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Rhode Island man is facing charges after police say he broke into multiple vehicles and stole items inside.

Officials say 37-year-old Carl Meisler from Providence, R.I. broke into a number of cars early Wednesday morning.

Officers located Meisler standing near a parked car on the 2800 block of Whitney Avenue. He fled the scene but was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit.

Police then located numerous stolen items inside of Meisler’s vehicle.

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He is facing multiple charges, including two counts of Burglary in the 3rd Degree, five counts of Weapons in a Motor Vehicle, and other related charges. He is also being charged on the strength of three outstanding arrest warrants.

Meisler was detained on a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 3rd.