Suspected Car Thief Turns Himself In To Stamford Police

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Mitchell Lebron, 20, of Stamford was charged with stealing a car back in July. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stamford Police Department

STAMFORD, Conn. — A Stamford man suspected of stealing a car in July turned himself in to police Thursday afternoon, Sgt. Peter diSpagna said.

On July 28, police received calls of a car being stolen and another being broken into on Glenbrook Road, as well as another vehicle being broken into on nearby Courtland Avenue, he said. Video footage from the Courtland Avenue parking lot showed Mitchell Lebron, 20, driving the stolen vehicle, a 2004 Volvo S60, and breaking into another car, diSpagna said.

Lebron admitted to stealing the car and abandoning it in New York City; the car has been recovered by police, diSpagna said.

In addition to the vehicle, also taken was a camera, laptop, stamps, glasses, headphones, a computer bag, E-Z Pass, a Bible, CDs, a raincoat, a GPS, a keybox, sneakers and clothes, diSpagna said.

Lebron was charged with two counts of third-degree larceny, third-degree burglary and fifth-degree larceny, police said. He was released on a promise to appear.

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