Arrest made in string of car break-ins in West Haven

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Police have made an arrest in connection to a string of car break-ins in a West Haven neighborhood.

Police arrested David Juarado Souavato, 20, of West Haven, after they said he damaged at least five cars in the area of Third Avenue, early Saturday morning.

Police were called to the scene around 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning after getting several 911 calls reporting loud noise in the roadway and car alarms going off.

Responding officers found several cars damaged with smashed windows and doors left wide open.

Police were able to apprehend Souavato after he ran into an apartment building nearby.

Souavato is now facing burglary and several criminal mischief charges.

He's currently being held on bond.

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