Police: Cheshire man stole mother's car, crashed in Wolcott

Police: Cheshire man stole mother's car, crashed in Wolcott



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CHESHIRE — A local man faces charges after police said he stole and crashed his mother’s car early Thursday. 

Adam Gordon, 41, of 2167 Waterbury Rd., was charged with using a motor vehicle without permission, second-degree criminal trover, and sixth-degree larceny. 

On Thursday around 2 am., Gordon’s mother reported that Gordon had been staying at her house and she noticed he was gone along with her laptop and car, according to a police report. The car was valued at $21,000 and the laptop was valued at $200. Police entered the vehicle’s information in a database and were notified it had crashed into a stone wall in Wolcott and the driver had fled, the report said. Gordon was taken into custody at about 7:40 a.m.  

Gordon was arraigned in Meriden Superior Court on Thursday. According to statements in court, Gordon’s criminal history dates back to 1995 and includes convictions for interfering with an emergency call, disorderly conduct and violation of a protective order. 

The judge set bond at $10,000 and continued the case to March 1. 

lsellew@record-journal.com


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Twitter: @LaurenSellewRJ


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