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K9 Unit Tracks, Captures Burglar Sunday

New Milford man arrested in connection with break-in early Sunday morning.

Brookfield police were able to apprehend an alleged burglar Sunday after K9 unit Bruno tracked the suspect from the break-in to where he was hiding in the woods.

According to police, officers responded to a burglary alarm at Sunday around 12:48 a.m. As officers arrived, they observed the front window smashed out. After clearing the business and the perimeter of the plaza, they were unable to locate anyone.

K9 officer Bruno was called in and he was able to follow the suspect’s track through the woods, eventually locating 37-year-old Mervin Bundy, of Kent Road, New Milford.

Bundy was placed under arrest and taken to the for processing. He stands charged with criminal mischief in the first degree, criminal attempt of burglary in the second degree and three counts of narcotics violations. Bond was set at $10,000 pending a court date in Danbury Superior Court on February 10.

Steven DeVaux February 02, 2012 at 01:30 AM
The Meadowbrook Manor perpetrator(s) who caused over $15,000 of damage to tax paying homeowners still roam the town. Is that because it wasn't a commerical establishment that suffered thousands of dollars in losses?
Phil Reilly February 02, 2012 at 02:41 AM
Too bad they didn't let the dog tear this piece of garbage to ribbons...
Tara Bowman February 03, 2012 at 04:12 PM
just to let you know. He was released on monday on 1,000 bail. No, it was probably not because meadowbrook isn't a commercial establishment, it was probably because he paid his bail and meadowbrook may not have pressed charges.

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