NORWALK, Conn. – Police stopped a suspect during a car burglary in South Norwalk early Wednesday, according to police reports.
An officer on patrol spotted Paul Kurensky, 43, of Edgewood Street behind a house on South Main Street at about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to police reports. The suspect was standing near a shattered window on a commercial van, taking tools out of the van, police said.
Kurensky saw the officer and began to run, police said. Officers chased him down South Main Street, police said. He eventually stopped when police pulled out stun guns, according to police reports.
Kurensky was charged with third-degree burglary, fifth-degree larceny and trespassing. He was held on $25,000 bond, and is due in court Oct. 31.
Police received reports of similar break-ins to commercial vans in the same area the night before, according to police records. Vehicles parked in lots on Water Street and Wilson Street also had windows broken, and some showed signs that their ignitions were tampered with, according to police reports. Kurensky had not been named as a suspect in those cases as of Wednesday, police said.