MONROE, CT — Police are investigating the burglary of Havana on 25 Cigar Lounge, 446 Main St., after the alarm sounded early Wednesday morning.
Officers on patrol pulled into the parking lot at approximately 3:15 a.m., when they saw a vehicle exit quickly. When the officers attempted to follow it, they soon lost sight of the vehicle, because the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed, according to the report.
Three minutes later, dispatch received a report of a burglar alarm at Havana on 25. Officers noticed forcible entry had been made to the business and the cash register, which contained an undisclosed amount of money, was taken, police said.
Keying the boss’s Jeep
A 48-year-old Middlebury man was arrested on a warrant Sept. 20, charging him for the alleged keying of his Monroe employer’s Jeep on June 10.
Middlebury police officers turned him over to the Monroe Police Department on its warrant and he was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Bond was set at $20,000 and he was scheduled to be arraigned the next day.