Man charged in multiple burglaries at Southington restaurant

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Luis Silva-Gomes Photo credit Southington Police Department

Southington, Conn./WTIC Radio - Police in Southington have arrested a Waterbury man in connection with a string of burglaries at a restaurant in town.

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Under arrest is 53-year-old Luis Silva-Gomes.

Investigators say he was behind several burglaries at New Mill Restaurant beteeen June and September of last year.

Detectives say they were able to link DNA from Silva-Gomes, along with location information for his cell phone indicating he'd been in the area at the time of the burglaries.

He now faces nine burglary counts, along with charges of larceny and criminal mischief.

Bond was set at $450,000.

Featured Image Photo Credit: Southington Police Department