FAIRFIELD, Conn. — An Enfield man with an extensive, multi-state criminal record, was arrested early Monday while driving a stolen car through town, police said.
Around 2 a.m., officers stopped Tony Hight, 35, of Shaker Road, because they thought the light blue Hyundai he was driving eastbound on the Post Road might match the description of a car used in a recent shooting in Bridgeport, police said.
An investigation revealed the car, valued at $16,000, was stolen in Meriden on Saturday, police said.
Officers also found Hight had more than six grams of marijuana and several electronic devices believed to be stolen, police said.
He was charged with second-degree larceny and held on $1,000 bond, police said. He received an e-ticket for the marijuana.
Police said Hight has an extensive arrest record including narcotics, burglary, robbery and sexual assault charges.
He is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 15.
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