Wallingford police have arrested a man accused of breaking into unlocked cars in a parking lot Tuesday night.
Police said William Flores, 26, of Wallingford, was arrested after responding to a report of a man trying to enter parked cars in the parking lot of Gaetano’s Restaurant on North Main Street.
Several witnesses reporting seeing a man, identified as Flores, pulling on door handles at different vehicles in the lot. One witness reported seeing Flores open the door of an unlocked Nissan Pathfinder and rummage through it.
Officers said when they found Flores they found items that matched those reported missing by the Pathfinder’s owner.
Flores was charged with third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny. He was held on a $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 22.
Wallingford police remind residents to lock their cars and secure their valuables.
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