Miguel Palencia charged in 2011 burglary on Oenoke Ridge Road in New Canaan

Police say a soda bottle at the scene linked Miguel Palencia to the crime. (4/3/14)

NEW CANAAN - New Canaan police say a Stamford man is facing charges after a soda bottle linked him to a burglary in town. 

Police arrested Miguel Palencia when he showed up for court on an unrelated charge on Tuesday.

Police say Palencia's fingerprints were found on a Coca-Cola bottle left at a burglary scene back in 2011.

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They say in that case, a TV and $20,000 worth of jewelry were stolen from a home on Oenoke Ridge Road.

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