Man Breaks Into Garage to Retrieve Towed Car: Police

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    Bridgeport Police Department
    Jose Fausto Castillo, 36, of Pennsylvania is accused of breaking into a commercial garage in Bridgeport to retrieve his car, which had been towed off the highway.

    A Pennsylvania man is facing charges after reportedly breaking into a Bridgeport commercial garage and trying to retrieve his car, which had been towed there from the highway, according to police.

    Police said 36-year-old Jose Fausto Castillo, of Easton, Pa., broke into the Family Garage at 88 North Avenue in Bridgeport around 8 p.m. Sunday. His car, which was unregistered, had been towed off the highway and impounded per the request of state police.

    Officers arrived to find broken windows and Castillo bleeding from the wrist. A garage employee told police he had dropped off the towed car, locked up and set the alarm around 7:45, but returned after the garage owner alerted him of a problem.

    The employee arrived back at the garage to find the lights on and the front door open. Castillo was still there and demanded his car, police said.

    Castillo was charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree trespassing, third-degree criminal mischief and breach of peace

    His bond was set at $5,000.