Man arrested following stolen vehicle investigation in Hartford

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A stolen vehicle investigation in Hartford lead to one man’s arrest on Thursday, according to officials. 

On Thursday, authorities say detectives conducted an auto theft investigation on Wethersfield Avenue in the city of Hartford. They say surveillance was conducted and an occupied stolen vehicle was seen. 

Officials say the car, a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox, was reported stolen on that same day in the city. They say a suspect was observed driving the car in a parking lot at 471 Wethersfield Avenue. 

According to police, when officers attempted to arrest the driver, Johnathan Diaz-Santiago, he immediately got out of the car and fled on foot. They say a foot pursuit ensued and officers were later able to arrest Diaz-Santiago while he attempted to scale a fence. 

Authorities say he was arrested and charged with larceny, operating a motor vehicle without owner’s permission, criminal trover and interfering with police. They say he was held on a $50,000 bond. 

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