Meriden man charged with breaking into three vehicles

Meriden man charged with breaking into three vehicles

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MERIDEN — A local man faces charges after police said he broke into three vehicles late Monday and early Tuesday.

Kyle Dumouchel, 21, of 23 Clinton St., was charged with three counts each of third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny, and two counts of third-degree criminal trespass. 

On Monday around 11:20 p.m. police responded to Pearl Street for a report of a man trying to break into vehicles. Police arrived and found the suspect, later identified as Dumouchel. He had a large purse of change and told police he had broken into vehicles in the area, according to a police report.

Police released him from custody on a non-surety bond and seized about $24 in change.

Just before 1 a.m. Tuesday police were dispatched to the area of Newton Street for a report of a man breaking into vehicles.

Police found Dumouchel with a phone charger, sweatshirt and change and took him into custody. 

Dumouchel was arraigned in Meriden Superior Court on Tuesday and released on a promise to appear in court on Oct. 25, with the condition he complies with a treatment program.

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