SOUTHINGTON — Police have charged a 21-year-old local man with a string of commercial burglaries over several months in 2019.
A total of more than $12,000 in cash was taken in the break-ins, police said.
According to a police statement, Dylan Fournier, 21, was arrested May 12 on six outstanding warrants. He faces multiple charges of burglary, larceny and criminal mischief.
The first of the burglaries occurred April 20, 2019, at MaidPro, a house cleaning service business located at 710 N. Main St. in Plantsville. A window was forced open, but nothing was reported missing.
On the same day, police allege Fournier forced open a window at Salon Zurrell, which is next door to MaidPro. Police said roughly $9,100 in cash was stolen. Police identified Fournier as a suspect after reviewing video.
The next reported burglary occurred on July 13 at Casey Image Consultants, 51 N. Main St. Police found that a person had broken into the building's main door, stealing roughly $300. Police were able to link Fournier to the break-in through DNA evidence.
DNA results from evidence seized at subsequent burglaries at Louie's Barber Shop, Hen House and Southington Coffee Shop were all used to link Fournier to the incidents. A total of $2,500 was taken from the barbershop, $300 from the Hen House and $200 from the coffee shop.
Fournier was released on bond. His next scheduled court appearance is June 15 in New Britain Superior Court.