Glastonbury police arrest man for stealing, reselling expensive golf clubs

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Justin Scalise

GLASTONBURY – Police arrested a West Hartford man who they said broke into houses, stole expensive golf clubs, and turned around and resold them.

Justin Scalise. 22 of West Hartford, turned himself into police Wednesday and was arrested on seven warrants in connection to numerous burglaries in Glastonbury involving high end golf clubs.

Police said Scalise participated in the burglaries and then sold the clubs at a golf outlet in Hartford.

Scalise was charged with burglary, conspiracy and larceny charges. He was unable to post $50,000 bond.

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  • Steve

    Story caught my eye. The cops hit this kid with a 350k bond not 50k and he posted it… Someone who puts up 35k for bond and is robbing GOLF CLUBS?! LOL Beyond me… Reporters are bigger jokes then the cops – misinformed and quick to act on the unknown. Worked with this guy – Good kid, there must be a mixup.

    • Tony

      He is a great kid!!! He got mixed up buying and selling one set of golf clubs and they have him on a million counts of bull$hit!!! He most certainly did not break in houses and steal anything!!!! They have the wrong kid in this whole story, the truth always comes out…hang in there Justin.

  • Shawn

    How is it possible for a news article to be so inaccurate. The only thing he is guilty of is selling a set of golf clubs from the person who actually was the thief, and not knowing they were stolen in the first place. The person who was actually committing the crime of stealing the golf clubs, Derek Benson has turned himself in