Police: Thief Calls 911 On Himself
Southington Police have arrested a local man after he accidentally called 911 as he was allegedly stealing scrap metal from a local business.
Michael Gorneau, 46, of Queen Street is charged with third-degree trespassing and sixth-degree larceny.
Police say Gorneau was in the process of stealing roughly $700 worth of scrap metal from a business on Spring Street Thursday morning when the cell phone he was wearing accidentally called the emergency number.
Gorneau is free on $5,000 bond and due in court April 2.