Jonathan Rivera, 25, was at Superior Court in Hartford on Wednesday to answer a charge of first-degree larceny and tampering with a motor vehicle involving the theft of a car in Hartford on Feb. 17.
As he waited to appear before a judge, Hartford Parking Authority agents scanning license plates for parking violators got a hit on a white 2014 Subaru Legacy parked near the courthouse. The license plates had been reported stolen and the car itself had been stolen from Newington, police said.
Police kept an eye on the car, and when Rivera left court, got in and tried to drive away, they moved in and arrested him.
He was charged with second-degree larceny and taking a motor vehicle without the owner's permission.
--The Hartford Courant
Trump to raise money in Beverly Hills next week. Donors can give up to $250,000
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LOS ANGELES -- President Donald Trump will headline a high-dollar fundraiser for his re-election campaign when he visits California next week for the first time in his presidency, according to an invitation obtained by the Los Angeles Times.
Donors will contribute up to $250,000 each to Trump's campaign and various Republican National Committee accounts to attend the Tuesday evening event at an undisclosed location in Beverly Hills.
The top ticket price includes a roundtable, photo opportunity and dinner. The cheapest ticket, which is dinner only, costs $35,000 for an individual and $50,000 for a couple.
The fundraiser is being hosted by Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, national finance chairman Todd Ricketts and deputy national finance chairman Elliott Broidy.