- If you see suspicious vehicles or people in your neighborhood call the police. Try to give a good description to the police dispatchers, such as license plate number, color and makeof the car, and any distinguishing marks. Clothing descriptions on the suspicious person, whatever catches your eye about the person or car, pass the information along to the police.
- If you see someone suspicious do not confront them, call the police. Many people who burglarize homes are desperate and may act on that.
- Keep your doors and windows locked. If you have an alarm make sure you set the alarm,even if you just leaving the house for a quick errand.
- If someone knocks on your door that you do not recognize do not answer the door. If a sales person comes to you house, call the police department to make sure they haveapermit to go door to door.
- Do not leave your valuables in plain view. That beautiful jewelry box you got as a gift may be the perfect place to store your jewelry, but it is the first place that a burglar will look.
- Hide your valuables; do not leave lap tops, cameras, cell phones and wallets out in the open.
- Take close-up pictures of your valuables, each piece of jewelry should have its own picture.
- Keep a log of all your electronic equipment, including serial numbers, make, model and color. Electronics all look very similar, put a specific identifying mark or carving on the electronic equipment in an inconspicuous spot, then take a picture to document yourelectronic equipment. There are many times that the police come across stolen items, but do not have a way of identifying the owner of the property.
- Get to know your neighbors, talk to them and exchange information about suspicious circumstances you have seen in the neighborhood.
The Burglaries and Suspects
9/22/10 at approximately 1pm, police received a call at from a woman who was home on Nejako Dr. and saw Adorno attempting to break into the house. The woman stayed on the phone with police updating them as Adorno gained entry into the home. Adorno was apprehended without incident.
Jonathan Adorno age 20
108 Neanda St., New Britian, CT
Charges: Burglary 2nd, Criminal Attempt to commit Burglary 2nd, Possession/Manufacturing of Burglar Tools
Bond: $200,000; Court date: 9/23/10
On 9/22/10 at 12:13pm police officers were dispatched to a home on East Ridge Road, when a resident returned home and heard the toilet flushing. No one was supposed to be at home, so the resident backed out of the house and called the police. The resident observed Oruczadeh exiting the home. Mandeville conspired with Oruczadeah in the commission of the crime and was later located as he fled the scene when officers arrived.
Said Oruczadeh age 23
148 Spring St, Middletown, CT
Charges: Burglary 3rd, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary 3rd, Criminal Mischief 3rd, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 2nd,
Bond: $150,000; Court Date: 9/23/10
Derek Mandeville age 21
Randolph Rd., Middletown, CT
Charges: Burglary 3rd, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary 3rd, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 2nd
Bond: $100,000; Court Date: 9/23/10
On 9/21/10 at approximately 1:40pm police were notified by the resident on Saybrook Rd, that Perrucci was attempting to gain access into the home.
Perrucci was located and detained by a detective, while a Middletown Police K-9 tracked from the victim’s home to Perrucci.
Justin Perrucci age 25
10 Rose Cir, Middletown, Ct
Charges: Criminal attempt to commit Burglary 2nd, Burglary 2nd
Bond: $75,000, Court Date: 9/22/10