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Department of Public Safety
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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 2009

STATE POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC'S HELP IN IDENTIFYING SUSPECT

    On August 26, 2008, a State Trooper was assigned to investigate a burglary into a motor vehicle at the Exit 74 Commuter Parking Lot in East Lyme, CT.  The burglary occurred during the early morning hours of August 25.  During the investigation, it was discovered that the suspect smashed a window and stole two credit cards from a vehicle. 

   Investigation revealed that the stolen credit cards were used at two separate gas stations in New London on the evening of August 25. Investigation also revealed that the suspect used the credit cards during the early morning hours at a Wal-Mart store in Waterford to make illegal purchases.

   With that information and with the cooperation of the retail stores, the Trooper was able to obtain surveillance photographs of a male suspect.

   The suspect who used the stolen credit card is described as a white male, late 20s-ealy 30s, approximately 5’6”, 150 lbs, balding with light brown or blonde hair on the sides.  The suspect was a operating a gray newer-style sedan.

   Below are several surveillance photographs of the suspect entering the retail store. Also included are surveillance photograph of the suspect’s vehicle parked in front of the store.

   Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Trooper Roberts at (860) 848-6565, voicemail ext. 5107 or at the CRIME TIPS HOTLINE at 1-800-953-8868 ext. 5044 where information may be left anonymously.

Photo of suspect

Photo of suspect

Photo of suspect's vehicle

Connecticut State Police
Public Information OfficeYour Help Needed
The Connecticut State Police frequently relies on the general public for help in solving criminal cases.  If you have witnessed a crime or if you have information that might help detectives solve a case, we would like to hear from you. 

If you can help the CT State Police solve a crime, please call our 24 hour line

(860) 685-8190, or our toll free line at 800-842-0200 (in-state only).
Or if you choose you can Text a Tip-

HOW?:
by using your cell phone you can (anonymously) text a message with a tip or information to the CT State Police.


Text "TIP711 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637)

This is strictly a system set up for the public to send tips via text messaging to
the police text messaging to the police anonymously.

THIS IS NOT TO BE USED TO REPORT CRIMES
OR
TO BE USED FOR REPORTING EMERGENCIES

FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 911