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Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 20, 2008

                                                          UPDATE

                          HOME INVASION TASK FORCE ARREST           

On August 20, 2008, the Connecticut State Police Statewide Organized Crime Investigative Task Force arrested this accused Jorge Santos, age 27, on an arrest warrant for Kidnapping 1st with a Firearm (6 counts), Assault 2nd with a Firearm, Burglary 1st, Robbery 1st, Larceny 1st, Risk of Injury to a Minor, and Conspiracy.

This arrest is as a result of an ongoing criminal investigation into home invasions in several cities and towns across Connecticut which began in June 2007.  This arrest was the result of a joint investigation with the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office, State Police and numerous law enforcement agencies.

The accused was arrested today at Superior Court GA #14, Hartford, where he was being arraigned on other charges in connection with other home invasions. 

The investigations by the task force are continuing.   

ARRESTED:               Jorge Santos, DOB 09/12/1980

32 Windham St.

Hartford, Connecticut

CHARGES:                 Kidnapping 1st with a Firearm (6 counts), CGS 53a-92a

Assault 2nd with a Firearm, CGS 53a-60a

Burglary 1st, CGS 53a-101

Robbery 1st, CGS 53a-134

Larceny 1st, CGS 53a-122

Risk of Injury to a Minor, CGS 53-21

                             Conspiracy, CGS 53a-48

Bond:                   $ 500,000

Court and Date:   Hartford Court GA #14   

                         August 20, 2008

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Lt. J. Paul Vance