Three Springfield men were arrested Tuesday morning on charges that they were breaking into cars at two local condominium complexes.
At 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, officers with the Glastonbury Police Department responded to a report that several men were looking into cars at Hale Farms condo complex. Officers found three men in a car in the area, and investigation revealed a nearby car with a broken window in the area, police said. Officers discovered that a gaming console and a gun had been stolen from the car, and found them—along with several other items stolen from the Dutton Place Way complex—in the car with the men.
Police arrested Candido Garcia, 43, of 95 Santa Barbara St., Springfield, MA, Enrique Santiago, 189 Hamburg St., Springfield, MA, and Victor Santiago, 28, of 189 Hamburg St., Springfield, MA, were each arrested and charged with the following:
- two (2) counts of second-degree criminal mischief
- two (2) counts of conspiracy to commit second-degree criminal mischief
- four (4) counts of third-degree burglary
- four (4) counts of conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary
- third-degree larceny
- conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny
- criminal possession of a firearm
- conspiracy to commit criminal possession of a firearm
- possession of burglary tools
- conspiracy to commit possession of burglary tools
- theft of a firearm
- conspiracy to commit theft of a firearm.
They were each held in lieu of $532,000 bond for presentment in Manchester Superior Court.
Many of the items that were stolen were returned to their owners. However, police secured several unclaimed items. Any witnesses or victims of this incident are asked to contact the Glastonbury Police Department at (860)633-8301.