Police Arrest Suspect in 2014 Hamden Home Burglary

Police have arrested a suspect in a burglary that happened at a Hamden home five years ago. Police said three people including the suspect, went into an unlocked home on Dest Drive on April 30, 2014. 

The homeowner was in an upstairs bedroom and confronted one of the subjects, who was identified as 24-year-old Lawrence Benson, or Norwich. Benson had a gun and he and two accomplices ran off, police said. 

On Tuesday, Benson was arrested and charged with burglary in the first degree, conspiracy to commit burglary in the first degree, carrying a dangerous weapon, larceny in the sixth degree and conspiracy to commit larceny in the sixth degree. 

He was detained on a court-ordered $5,000 bond, is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Sept. 10.

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