Supected Funeral Burglar Arrested, Again

A man police said burgarized houses while mourning families attended funerals was arrested on seven more warrants on Thursday.

Branford Police arrested Christopher Teneyck, 40, on Thursday. It's the third time in a matter of a week.

The first arrest came after an alert mom noticed a strange car pull into a neighbor's driveway.  The second arrest came the next day when, police said, they found stolen items in his house

Teneyck was charged on Thursday with six counts of burglary, two counts of larceny and five counts of larceny.  The warrants held additional bonds totaling $900,000,

After a series of burglaries in Branford and North Branford, police warned residents to be on alert. After Teneyck was captured, police used the B-Informed alert notification system to contact area residents to make them aware of it and thank the residents for their assistance.

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