POLICE BEAT

Men arrested for breaking into vehicles

Essex Police responded to the area of 139 Iroquois Ave for a report of someone breaking into a vehicle on July 23 at around 12:30 a.m. Officers were on scene within a minute.

A search of the area revealed that the complainant’s vehicle had the passenger window smashed out. Lieutenant Beaulieu and Officer Kitchen located two males hiding behind an air conditioner and a row of trees nearby.

The men were identified as Todd Sprano, 38, of Burlington and Dustin Smith, 17, of Mineville, N.Y. Both men were taken into custody and released on a citation.

Police are continuing the investigation into this incident.