State Police Detectives Make Arrest in Prospect Arson
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
|Dr. Dora B. Schriro|
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Division of State Police
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
Prospect, Bethany and Waterbury Fire Departments responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. Damaged in the fire were two businesses, Golden Wok Chinese Restaurant and Masonry Inc. and Chimney.
After an extensive investigation and a combined effort between State Police FEIU, CDMC and Naugatuck Police Department, detectives identified a suspect. Detecives applied for, and were granted, an arrest warrant by the superior court for suspect Matthew Garguilo.
As detectives conducted this investigation information regarding a second incident at a Naugatuck residence was brought to their attention. A criminal mischief incident was reported that was determined to be linked to the Prospect arson. Detectives applied for and were granted a second arrest warrant for Garguilo.
There are two pending arrests for another person who is currently incarcerated in New Jersey.
Matthew Garguilo (dob 4/25/88)
285 Shaker Rd.
Conspiracy to Commit Arson 2nd
Conspiracy to Commit Burglary 3rd
Conspiracy to Commit Possession of Burglar's Tools
Conspiracy to Commit Criminal Mischief 1st (2 counts)
Waterbury Superior Court
July 7, 2016
860-685-8230 Fax: 860-685-8301