NEWPORT — Police say they recently arrested a man in connection with a home burglary in Newport.
Joshua Mandigo, 23, of Newport, was arrested and charged with burglary.
Back in October police were dispatched to Glen Road for a report of a burglary.
Police say several items had been stolen, including a rifle, jewelry, gold coins, and cash.
During a separate investigation, Newport Police took possession of a suspicious firearm magazine, which was subsequently identified as one of the magazines stolen from the burglary victim.
The victim’s in-home surveillance system captured the burglary and investigating officers were able to identify Mandigo, who was known to police, as the suspect.
Officers located Mandigo at a home on Outlook Street, where he was located and taken into custody without incident.
Police say a search of the home yielded many of the items described as having been stolen from the victim’s residence, as well as another firearm that was reported stolen following a car break-in a week prior in Newport.
Mandigo had also removed a court-ordered GPS tracking device, and as a result, was wanted on an arrest warrant issued by the Vermont Department of Corrections.
The investigation remains active and ongoing, and Mandigo remains in the custody of the Department of Corrections.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.