Man Admits to Stealing Chainsaw, Tools From House in Hartford: Police

Hartford Police have arrested a man who they say admitted to stealing items from a home on Saturday.

Officers were called to a home on Harbison Avenue after getting a report of a burglary in progress. The caller told police that he saw a man on a security camera attempting to break in to the back of his house.

While officers were heading to the scene, police said they found the man, later identified as 27-year-old Yamill Lopez, of Hartford, walking on Zion Street, carrying a chainsaw and a bag of tools.

Officers said Lopez freely admitted that he had broken into the rear porch of the home and stole the items.

He is facing charges including burglary, criminal mischief and larceny for the incident.

Hartford Police also had a warrant for Lopez for failure to appear and criminal trespass.

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