NEWINGTON – Police have charged a Kent man with stealing over $8,000 worth of tools that belong to the town of Newington.
Police on Wednesday said Thomas Sullivan, 29, was recently arrested in connection with a burglary at the Newington Parks and Grounds Garage in December.
He faces charges of third-degree burglary and third-degree larceny.
Police said detectives were able to link Sullivan to the burglary, during which more than $8,000 worth of tools – including chainsaws, backpack leaf blowers, pole trimmers and others – were reported stolen.
Sullivan is being held on $5,000 bond while his matter is pending in New Britain Superior Court. He is set to appear there on Oct. 13.
Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809