NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk man was charged with stealing a U-Haul truck and using it to commit burglaries in Westport and Stamford, according to police reports.
The U-Haul rental facility on Van Zant Street called police to report a burglary in July. A door on the business had been pried open, and one of the trucks had been stolen from the lot, police said. The truck was linked to burglary investigations at homes in Stamford and Westport that same month, according to police reports.
Albert Pelletier, 52, of Second Street, was arrested by Stamford Police on Aug. 14, according to court records. At the time he was charged with multiple counts of burglary, attempted burglary, larceny and criminal mischief, Stamford Police said.
Norwalk and Westport Police filed charges against Pelletier Thursday. For the Norwalk incident involving the truck he was charged with first-degree larceny and third-degree burglary. Westport Police charged him with third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny. Pelletier is still in police custody, and is due to appear in court next on Aug. 26.