WALLINGFORD — A New York man faces charges after police said he was driving a stolen vehicle, got a flat tire and stole a new tire and rim from a vehicle parked at a local hotel.
Rashid Buie, 21, of 1400 East New York Ave., Brooklyn, New York, was charged Friday with third-degree larceny, sixth-degree larceny and criminal trover.
Buie pulled into the Courtyard Marriott on Route 68 and stole a rim and tire from another car in the parking lot at about 8:25 p.m., according to a police report. Police also determined the car he was driving was stolen. He was taken into custody and later released on $10,000 bond.
Buie is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Dec. 15.