A 24-year-old Morristown native was charged with third-degree burglary,
third-degree larceny and first-degree failure to appear in court in Connecticut.
According to the police report, a Norwalk, Conn., resident reported on Jan. 17 that sometime in the past week his garage had been broken into and various tools with a total value of $2,280 had been stolen. Among the missing: a $180 skill saw a $470 set of sockets and a $600 laser level, the report said.
On Jan. 30, police were alerted that had many of the stolen tools were for sale in the Yankee Pedder pawn shop, the report said. According to the report, the pawn shop owner used his records to provide police with the name Connor Peterson.
The records named Conrad Peterson, 24, as the seller and the pawn shop provided the police with a photo as well, the report said. According to the report, Peterson had given the pawn shop the address where the tools were stolen from as his home address.
Peterson turned himself in to police on Tuesday after learning of the warrant
for his arrest, the report said.