WTIC1080

Local News

Police: Thief Calls 911 On Himself

View Comments
Michael Gorneau (Southington Police photo)

Michael Gorneau (Southington Police photo)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

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.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 826 other followers