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Police: Suspected Car Burglar Amassed Up To $200,000 Of Loot

Police: Suspected Car Burglar Amassed Up To $200,000 Of Loot

Police said they arrested a suspected thief who had so much loot from car burglaries in at least eight towns and cities in southern Connecticut, he had to put them in storage. Shelton police arrested Jimmie Bennett, 48, of Newfield Avenue in Bridgeport Tuesday, and Milford police arrested him Monday, officers from the two towns said. He faces numerous burglary, larceny and criminal mischief charges. More arrests are expected. Since January, Bennett targeted cars parked at commercial businesses such as hotels, motels and fitness centers, police said. Most of the break-ins were at night. The arrests stem from a joint investigation. Evidence gathered from numerous crime scenes pointed to...

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