PLYMOUTH/GUILFORD, CT (WFSB) – A crash involving a stolen SUV in Plymouth Thursday evening is linked to shoreline automobile thefts alongside the shoreline.
Simply after 6 p.m. Thursday, Plymouth police responded to a crash on South Principal Road close to Greystone Highway.
When officers arrived, it was decided that one of many vehicles concerned was a 2020 BMW X5 that had been reported stolen out of Madison.
The suspects had already fled.
That is when police had requested residents within the space to remain inside their properties as a precaution.
A search was carried out within the space, with the assistance from a Waterbury Police Division K9.
After a number of hours, the search was referred to as off as a result of climate and lighting circumstances.
Police had advised residents in the event that they noticed one thing suspicious to name 911.
One of many suspects was described as a tall, skinny male sporting a grey hooded sweatshirt.
On Thursday evening, Guilford police mentioned the suspects who stole the SUV are linked to burglaries and automotive thefts which have occurred of their city, in addition to Madison and Branford.
Earlier within the day on Thursday, Guilford police posted a photograph of a suspect who walked into a house in Guilford, stole automotive keys and a automotive, amongst different objects like bank cards, electronics, wallets, and extra.
“These brazen criminals entered the Guilford house round 6am this morning. They didn’t care that the owners had been house, that there was a canine in the home, or that it was daylight they usually could possibly be seen,” Guilford police mentioned in a put up on Fb.
A household hit by these brazen criminals spoke completely with Channel 3, saying they woke as much as an terrible shock on Thursday morning. Their laptops, automotive, and keys had been all gone.
It was round 6 a.m. when a household woke as much as a sudden noise.
“I initially thought it was the rubbish pick-up. I used to be half asleep and it did not register with me that it wasn’t the day for that,” one of many victims, who didn’t need to be recognized, mentioned.
It wasn’t till an hour later that he went downstairs and located what actually occurred.
“Took all of the automotive keys and proper above that drawer, there was some pc tools on it which they took. Another pc tools they ignored, however went right into a closet close by and received my spouse’s purse,” he mentioned.
The home-owner is hoping the suspects get caught, however he is not alone.
One other sufferer in close by Madison had a automotive stolen.
Guilford police imagine each incidents and the crash in Plymouth are all linked.
“We’re doing as a lot as we will with the instruments we’re given, our patrols are very lively. We have now quite a lot of visibility patrol on the midnight shift when quite a lot of this incidents happen,” mentioned Deputy Chief Guilford Police Christopher Massey.
It’s been unusual, police say, for criminals to go inside properties for keys. So, whoever is caught could possibly be dealing with housebreaking and larceny prices.
After the automotive thefts, the suspects went to Naugatuck the place they used the stolen bank cards after which ditched two out of the three stolen vehicles in Waterbury.