NEW CANAAN, Conn. More than $2,200 worth of electronics was reported stolen last week from a condominium on East Avalon Drive in New Canaan, police reported.
Police said the burglary took place between 3:15 and 10:10 p.m. March 5. The condo resident told police he had returned home just after 10 p.m. and found that someone had rummaged through the residence and taken electronics from the living room. The missing object included a 37-inch Vizio LED LCD flat-screen television valued at $500, an iMac computer valued at $1,100, an Xbox 360 video game system valued at $300, a Samsung Blu-Ray DVD player valued at $150 and a metal cash box containing $200.
Police said a sliding glass door was pried open at the condo.
In other police news:
Copper piping was stolen from a storage container at a Connecticut Light & Power substation on New Norwalk Road between 5 p.m. March 8 and 11 a.m. March 10, police said. The lock was broken off the storage area door, police said. A bolt cutter was used to cut the fence around the substation. Police said current and former CL&P employees might have access to the building.
Nick Angione Jr., 39, of Norwood, N.J., was charged March 6 with driving under the influence and driving at an unreasonable speed. Police said Angione was pulled over at about 12:23 a.m. on Old Stamford Road near Park Place after he was seen traveling in excess of the posted 30 mph speed limit. Police detected an odor of alcohol in the vehicle and found Angione with his eyes red and glassy. After a field sobriety test, he was arrested. Angione was released on $250 bond and is scheduled to appear Friday in Norwalk Superior Court.
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