CT Flooring Subcontractor Arrested for $500K in Material Theft

New Haven, CT, February 9, 2024-Jhon Escobar, 47, of West Haven, Connecticut, subcontractor for a local flooring company, has been arrested after allegedly stealing close to $500,000 worth of flooring materials, according to North Haven police,” reports NBC Connecticut.

“Investigators determined that Escobar stole a large amount of flooring materials over the course of several years.

“Detectives obtained a search warrant for a New Haven address where about $500K worth of materials was located and seized.

“Escobar was arrested on an active warrant on Wednesday. He was charged with first-degree larceny and was released after posting a $50,000 bond.”