Hamden police responded to a burglar alarm at a Dix Street home early on the morning of July 30 and arrested the man who they said jumped out a window and started running.
Police responded to the home around 2:15 a.m. and saw light emanating from inside of the house.
Soon after, Manuel Maldonado, 31, jumped out of a window and started running, according to police.
Officers Tim Brown and Jay Hankins apprehended him.
Maldonado was charged with third-degree burglary and is due to appear in court in Meriden on Aug. 13.