New York Man Slashed Tires, Spray-Painted Home in Hamden, Causing $20K in Damage: Cops

A New York man is facing charges out of Hamden after slashing tires and spray-painting a home on Mill Rock Road, causing more than $20,000 worth of damage, according to police.

Police said Thomas Folan, 54, of Pittsford, New York, targeted the same home on six occasions from April through September of last year.

He slashed tires of cars parked outside the home twice in April and once in May, then splattered paint across the exterior of the home in May, July and September, according to police.

Authorities said Folan covered the outside walls of the house with several colors of paint and also smeared across a detached garage and patio on the property.

The damage cost more than $20,000 altogether.

Folan was arrested Monday in Queens, New York.

Hamden officers brought him back to Connecticut, where Foley was charged with first-degree criminal trespass, first-degree criminal mischief and second-degree stalking.

He was held on $100,000 bond and is due in court Aug. 7.

It’s not clear if Foley has an attorney.

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