A Trumbull man and Bridgeport man have charged with June car burglaries in Westport, Westport police said Thursday.
Nelson Rivera, 24, of Trumbull, was arrested in Norwalk Superior Court. Livelle Sampson, 21, of Bridgeport, was arrested earlier.
According to Westport police, on June 5 and again on June 7, the department investigated "a number of reported vehicle burglaries which were believed to have occurred during the overnight hours. The Westport Police Department Detective Bureau was able to develop information and evidence from other local departments that tied both Nelson Rivera and Livelle Sampson to the thefts from the vehicles."
Both Sampson and Rivera have been charged with 10 counts of Burglary 3rd 53a-103 and both felony and misdemeanor counts of larceny. They both have a court set bond of $150,000 bond, police said.
Rivera's brother, of Trumbull, has been charged as part of a burglary ring that broke into cars in Darien, Trumbull and Westport. Stolen items were found in a Trumbull home, Trumbull police have said.