Cops: Lenox Rd Home Invasion Case Solved With Final Arrest

A fifth man was arrested in connection to the invasion.

[Editor's Note: Arrest information is supplied by the . It does not indicate convictions.]

A fifth man was arrested on Wednesday as a suspect in the that occurred in September, police said.

Arthur Preston, 21, of Bridgeport, was charged with conspiracy to commit home invasion, conspiracy to commit first-degree burglary, and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, according to the police report.

With Preston’s arrest the Lenox Road home invasion case is solved, department spokesperson Lt. James Perez said. Preston was arrested in jail.

were arrested in connection to the invasion in November and December of 2011.


Also in the police blotter:

A Grasmere Avenue resident reported on Wednesday the left front window of his car had been smashed open and a $400 GPS had been stolen, police said.

The GPS was mounted to the dashboard window, according to the report.


A Fairfield Beach Road resident reported that someone slipped into the home Wednesday night and stole two purses and a long handled bag, police said.

The complainant told police that she and her roommates were watching TV when someone apparently entered through the unlocked kitchen door and took a Coach purse ($200), and a larger bag that contained another Coach purse ($250), according to the report.

The purses contained credit and debit cards, textbooks, and a digital camera, Perez said. The total value of stolen items is more than $900, Perez said.


A South Pine Creek Road resident reported that a suspicious white male in gray sweatpants and a gray hoodie was doing backflips in the marsh behind her home, police said.

He moved to her side yard and continued the acrobatics before leaving the neighborhood in a red car, according to a neighbor.

The man was gone when police arrived on scene.


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