Second Suspect Charged With 20 Counts of Burglary, Larceny in Westport

The two suspects were part of a crew that is suspected of committing burglaries in Darien, Trumbull and Westport, police said.



A second suspect was charged in connection with the several car burglaries that occurred in Westport between June 5 and 7. 

Westport police charged Nelson Rivera, 24, of Bridgeport, with ten counts of third-degree burglary from a motor vehicle and both felony and misdemeanor larceny charges. He was arrested at Norwalk Superior Court on September 7, according to Westport Police Captain Sam Arciola.

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Westport police served two arrest warrants at Norwalk Superior Court Friday, charging a man with 10 counts of burglary for allegedly stealing items from cars in Westport.

The arrest warrants stem from car break-ins that occurred between June 5 and June 11 on Gault Avenue, Sherwood Drive, Pumpkin Hill Road and Westfair Drive in Westport, police said. 

The other members of the crew --  in Darien, police said. Nelson and Joshua Rivera, who are brothers, have also been charged with burglarizing a home in Trumbull, according to police.


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Westport police charged 21-year-old Livelle Sampson, of Bridgeport, with ten counts of third-degree burglary from a motor vehicle, third-degree larceny, two counts of fourth-degree larceny, and seven counts of sixth-degree larceny.

He was held on $150,000 bond. 


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