FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police say they have arrested the so-called "Basement Bandit."

According to authorities, officers had been watching the Stratfield area and discovered that Nicholas Kulish had been getting into homes through basement windows between February and March.

Police say the Bridgeport man burglarized homes on Davis Road, Brooklawn Parkway, Bennett Street and Putting Green Road.

Kulish has been in jail since April on other burglary-related charges.