Man Tried to Steal Air Conditioning Unit, Piping From Former West Haven Restaurant: Police

A man was arrested after trying to steal air conditioning units and metal piping from a former restaurant space in West Haven on Tuesday.

Christopher Olsen, 46, of East Haven, was charged with trespassing, sixth-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree criminal trespass after police received several complaints close to 8 a.m. about a man trying to remove materials from the roof of the former Captains Galley restaurant, police said.

Police held Olsen in custody on a $5,000 surety bond.

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