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Pick-up truck hits East Hartford home, Hartford man arrested

EAST HARTFORD -- Police say a Hartford man was arrested and charged after he crashed a car into a home Tuesday morning.

Glastonbury police say the incident stemmed from a  house on Denslow Road, just after 2:15 a.m. Police say 52-year-old Charles Walker was trying to get into his ex-wife's house.

Charles Walker
Photo Credit: Glastonbury Police Department

When officers responded to the area, they say they found Walker's pick-up truck in the neighborhood. An officer tried to pull him over, but Walker reportedly fled, engaging the officer in a short pursuit.

The officer eventually broke off the pursuit and turned around, and the truck continued north on Prospect Street into Forbes Street in East Hartford.

A short time later, East Hartford police reportedly notified Glastonbury officers that Walker had crashed into a home on Forbes Street, near Maple Street.

Walker was charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Burglary 1st Degree, Interfering with an Officer/Resisting Arrest/ Engaging Police in Pursuit, and Illegal Operation of a Motor Vehicle Under Suspension.

Police say Walker was taken to Saint Francis Medical Center and remains in police custody at this time.

Walker is being held on a $100,000 bond for Tuesday's incident as well as another $35,000 for violating his probation.


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