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Wednesday, November 14 News

Man arrested for stealing TV from Westport home

WESTPORT — A Bridgeport man stole a TV from a Westport home under construction, police said.

On Aug. 28, officers were dispatched on report of a residential burglary in which a 65-inch mounted television and Samsung sound bar were stolen from a wall in the home. The television cost about $1,200 and there was about $1,000 in damage to the wall, police said.

Detectives responded to the scene and processed the home for fingerprints and DNA evidence, which identified the suspect as Daniel Cabrera-Otero, 35. Police submitted a warrant for Cabrera-Otero’s arrest and on Oct. 19, he was located by Westport detectives on Soundview Avenue in Brdigeport.

Cabrera-Otero was taken into custody and brought to Westport headquarters, where he was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief, and fourth-degree larceny. He was held in lieu of $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in state Superior Court in Norwalk on Oct. 28.

svaughan@hearstmediact.com; 203-842-2638; @SophieCVaughan1

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