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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Man charged with burglary, assaulting police in Derby

DERBY — A 24-year-old man is facing multiple charges following an incident in Derby on Thursday.

Authorities say they were notified of an active in-progress burglary at 25 Ducharme Drive at around 10:05 p.m.

Troopers responded to the area and identified Timothy Christopher, of Derby, as a suspect in the burglary.

Police say while attempting to investigate the crime, Christopher became uncooperative and assaultive towards troopers.

A physical altercation between police and Christopher ensued and he was taken into custody.

Following an investigation, police allege that Christopher entered an occupied residence without permission and right to do so, stealing multiple household items.

Police say all stolen property was located and returned to the home.

He was transported to the Derby barracks and processed.

He was charged with burglary, simple assault, assault on protected professionals, resisting arrest, and aggravated disorderly conduct.

He was lodged at Northern State Correctional Facility.

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