Officers were responding to a string of burglaries in the southeast area of Hartford when they observed a parked car on Winship Street.
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The 2008 Chrysler 300 was identified as a stolen vehicle from Vernon. As officials approached the occupied vehicle, police were able to detain both occupants without incident.
The two were later identified as 22-year-old Jose Pedraza of Hartford and 24-year-old Angel Viera.
Pedraza is being charged with criminal impersonation, while Viera is facing charges of larceny and tampering with a motor vehicle.