Update: Police charge burglary suspect

Erik Santos

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police arrested a 27-year-old Naugatuck man on Friday in connection with a Jan. 14 burglary.

Police charged Eric Santos with third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny and third-degree criminal mischief. Police said Santos entered the victim’s home and stole a hunting bow. He also stole a lawn mower, weed wacker and snow blower from the shed, according to police.

Santos was held on a $25,000 surety bond and schooled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Monday.

Below is the original post published May 5 reporting police were seeking information on the whereabouts of Santos.

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck police are seeking the public’s help to locate a 27-year-old man wanted in connection to a burglary case.

Police have an arrest warrant for Erik Santos, whose last known address was 75 Sunburst Road. Police said Santos is the suspect in a residential burglary and facing charges of third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny and third-degree criminal mischief.

Santos is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds, police said. He has blonde curly hair, hazel-colored eyes and multiple facial tattoos.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221 or the department’s confidential tip line at 203-720-1010.