Police Arrest New Canaan Home Burglary Suspect

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    Miguel A. Palencia is accused of a home burglary in New Canaan.

    New Canaan police have arrested a suspect in a home burglary in November 2011.

    At 3:16 a.m. on November 8, 2011, a homeowner on Michigan Road confronted a burglar inside his home and chased him outside, police said.

    Investigators were able to obtain the intruder’s fingerprint and palm print, police said. The Connecticut State Forensic Laboratory analyzed the evidence and linked it to Miguel A. Palencia, 29, of Stamford, who has a criminal history.

    Early Wednesday morning, police arrested Palencia on a warrant that charges him with second-degree burglary.

    Palencia and was transported to Norwalk Superior Court to be arraigned and is presently incarcerated at the Bridgeport Correctional Center.

    He is due back in court on April 1, according to court documents.

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