Two Arrested in West Hartford Break-in Which Prompted Lockdown
West Hartford police say they’ve arrested a brother and sister in connection with Tuesday’s interrupted residential burglary which prompted a search in the area of West Ridge Drive and a lockdown of nearby schools. 56-year-old Wladyslaw “Walter” Stepian and his sister, 49-year-old Malgorzata Ingraham were arrested at their apartment on New Britain Avenue.
Stepien is charged with home invasion, robbery and burglary and is held in lieu of a million dollars .
Ingraham is charged with criminal possession of a firearm and hindering prosecution. She was held in lieu of $100,000 bond. The truck believed used in the crime was seized.