Shelton Man Charged in Series of Home Break-Ins

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    Shelton Police Department
    Shawn Dean is accused of breaking into three Shelton homes earlier this week.

    A 23-year-old Shelton man is facing charges after allegedly breaking into and stealing from three homes on Sanford Drive and Squire Lane.

    Shawn Dean was arrested on Monday after reportedly burglarizing a garage on Sanford Drive. While investigators were on scene, they found paperwork taken from a home down the street, according to police.

    A third burglary was reported later that day at a home on Squire Lane.

    Dean was arrested Monday in connection with the Sanford Drive burglaries and was later charged in the Squire Lane break-in.

    He’s facing three counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of first-degree larceny, two counts of conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary, three counts of credit card theft, illegal use of a credit card, sixth-degree larceny and third-degree larceny.

    Dean was held on bond and was arraigned on Wednesday.

    Police are continuing to investigate and said additional suspects may be arrested.