Suspected serial burglar arraigned in Danbury

A man suspected of burglaries in at least six southwestern Connecticut communities was arraigned in a Danbury courtroom Friday morning.Jessie Brutsche was arrested Thursday morning

DANBURY - A man suspected of burglaries in at least six southwestern Connecticut communities was arraigned in a Danbury courtroom Friday morning.

Jessie Brutsche was arrested Thursday morning in Redding when police noticed Brutsche and another man acting suspiciously.

Police say both men ran when the officer approached. Dogs were used to track down the 20-year-old from Orange, but the other man got away.

Officers say they found stolen electronics and tools in the car used by the men. Brutsche is charged with 13 larcenies and is being held on $25,000 bond.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Stoff discusses Charles Lindbergh's flight from Long Island 1 Extended interview with Cradle of Aviation Museum curator Joshua Stoff
Police say the Daughters of Charity of the 2 Bridgeport Catholic charity robbed
Surveillance video from a nearby store captured Terryanne 3 Video captures woman being hit by truck in Stamford
New Canaan police say a person cleaning the 4 Police checking if mortar shell found in home is live explosive
It happened in the 2000 block of Boston 5 Bridgeport man struck by 2 cars

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE