NEWINGTON – Two juveniles were arrested on larceny charges after officers spotted a disabled vehicle in a snow bank early this morning, police said.
The car was found with no one inside at about 3 a.m. in a snow bank in the area of 3377 Berlin Turnpike, police said. A second unoccupied vehicle was found nearby at the entrance to a private business driveway. The cars had been reported stolen from South Windsor and New Haven, police said.
Officers spotted two 17-year-old males walking along the Berlin Turnpike in the area and learned they had fled the stolen vehicles on foot, police said.
The teens were reported missing from juvenile residential facility in Hamden. Both were arrested on two counts of third-degree larceny and two counts of conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny. They are scheduled to appear in New Haven Juvenile Court, police said.