MERIDEN — A city woman charged with two burglaries at Meriden-Markham Airport and the theft of a van was sentenced to three years’ probation this week.
Tiffany Charpentier, 20, of 470 Pomeroy Ave., previously pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, fourth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny, and conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary. On Monday in Meriden Superior Court, she was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended, and three years’ probation. She was also ordered to stay away from Meriden-Markham Airport.
On May 4, 2017, a phone, model aircraft, jewelry, firearms, and keys to buildings and vehicles were stolen from the Evansville Avenue airport in an overnight burglary, according to a police report. The total loss to the city was estimated at over $4,000.
Two days later a drone, computers, survival gear, and specialized electronics were taken in another overnight burglary, the report said. The total loss was estimated at $7,100.
Police developed a suspect after a match came back on a fingerprint from a window. The suspect implicated Charpentier in the burglaries.
In April 2017, police charged Charpentier with first-degree larceny and third-degree burglarly in the April 2017 theft of a school van.
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