New Haven Man Found in Stolen Car: Hamden Police

Hamden police have arrested a man on larceny charges after he was spotted in a stolen vehicle in New Haven, according to police.

Tavon Jones, 22, was arrested Wednesday.

According to police, the vehicle, which was reported stolen out of North Haven, was seen traveling through New Haven around 11:30 p.m. near Newhall and Marlboro Streets. Later Hamden Police Officer Timothy Brown saw the vehicle near Shelton Avenue and Goodrich Street. He stopped the vehicle, at which two occupants attempted to flee on foot.  Brown stopped Jones, and also found a revolver close by to Jones.

Jones was arrested and charged with first-degree larceny, carrying a pistol without a permit, and having a weapon in a motor vehicle.

Jones will appear in court in Meriden on July 19.

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