(Bridgeport, CT – March 10, 2014) – A Pennsylvania man faces burglary and other charges after breaking into a commercial auto garage to try to retrieve his towed car.

After he was discharged from the hospital for an arm laceration, he was booked at police headquarters.

Officer Stavros Mirtsopoulos responded to the Family Garage, 88 North Ave., Sunday just before 8 p.m. on a report of an individual breaking windows at the business. He encountered the suspect, Jose Fausto Castillo, 36, of Easton, Pa., who was bleeding heavily from a wrist laceration. Medics were requested and Castillo stated he had been dropped off by taxi and was trying to retrieve his impounded car. He stated he intentionally broke the window to get the attention of someone from the business.

The company towed his unregistered car from the highway at the request of the State Police.

An employee stated that he dropped the car and left the business at 7:45 p.m. after locking up and setting the alarm. After being alerted by the owner of a problem, the employee returned and found the lights on inside the building and the front door open. Castillo was still there and demanded his car back.

Castillo was charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree trespass, third-degree criminal mischief and breach of peace. Bond was set at $5,000.

By Alex

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