Putnam man arrested on strength of 7 arrest warrants

PUTNAM, Conn. (WTNH) - A Putnam man was arrested on the strength of seven arrest warrants on Sunday.

According to Putnam police, 20-year-old Geovonni Hernandez was taken into custody without incident after being recognized in the backseat of a friend's car by a patrolman.

Officials say Hernandez had seven outstanding arrest warrants for failure to appear in court.

Police say these charges were second to a number of prior charges including burglary, larceny and other charges.

Hernandez was held on a $120,000 court-set bond. He was scheduled to appear in court on Monday.

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