Greenwich police: Man damaged vehicles, broke into home in 'targeted' incident

Police received a call at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday about a man damaging vehicles parked near Mill Street with a knife.

Rose Shannon

Oct 15, 2023, 6:02 PM

Updated 277 days ago

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A Greenwich man is facing numerous charges following a home invasion.
Police received a call at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday about a man damaging vehicles parked near Mill Street with a knife.
Once they arrived on scene, police say Edwin Gutierrez-Vasco had forced himself into an apartment building at 225 Mill St. by breaking the glass of the front door. Gutierrez-Vasco then forced himself into a unit by breaking its door.
Several people were in the apartment including three children. Police say Gutierrez-Vasco threatened to kill a man inside and that man's mother. The man confronted Gutierrez-Vasco and defended himself using a baby gate.
After a brief struggle, Gutierrez-Vasco was arrested and transported to Greenwich Hospital.
Police say this was an isolated incident. Gutierrez-Vasco knew the victims and targeted their vehicles and home.
Gutierrez-Vasco's charges including home invasion and burglary. He was unable to post bond and will be held at the Greenwich Police Department before being transported to Stamford Superior Court. Gutierrez-Vasco is expected to appear in court on Oct. 30


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