Plainfield Woman Accused of Car Break-In Spree

By Ari Mason
|  Thursday, Dec 5, 2013  |  Updated 3:15 PM EDT
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Plainfield Woman Accused of Car Break-In Spree

Plainfield Police Department

Bridgette M. Tregaskis is charged in connection with a string of August car burglaries in Plainfield.

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A 25-year-old Plainfield woman is facing charges after police say she broke into and stole items from cars in August, then sold the stolen goods to a secondhand dealer.

Bridgette M. Tregaskis, 25, of Kinney Hill Road in Plainfield, was arrested at her home Dec. 5 in connection with the thefts. Police said that during the investigation, Tregaskis was found in possession of some of stolen items including GPS units and cameras.

The break-ins happened in August in the area of Moosup Pond, police said.

Tregaskis was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and is due in court Dec. 16.

Judicial records show Tregaskis has been arrested several times before beginning in 2009. Prior charges include criminal mischief, criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct, larceny and breach of peace. She was convicted of all these offenses.

Police said they have identified additional suspects and expect to make more arrests.

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