Petty thief busted for felony after rash of small crimes

NORWICH – A 20-year-old Norwich man has been charged with six crimes in the last two weeks and today police announced they’re charging him with a felony.

Terry L. Sturdevant Jr., 20, of 23 Silver St., Norwich, was taken into custody by the Norwich Police Department for the fourth time Tuesday in exactly 14 days. This time, he’s been charged with second degree burglary and petit larceny.



The arrest followed a phone call tip, from what Police Chief Joseph Angelino described as an “alert and helpful neighbor.”

At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, a local resident reported seeing a suspicious young white male leaving a residence on Marshall Street, in the City of Norwich, who did not belong at the home. The citizen confronted the suspect and contacted police.


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