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New Canaan Police Use DNA Evidence To Charge Man In 2009 Burglary

New Canaan Police were able to track down a suspect wanted in a 2009 burglary thanks to a saliva sample.
New Canaan Police were able to track down a suspect wanted in a 2009 burglary thanks to a saliva sample. Photo Credit: File

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- New Canaan Police recently used a saliva sample found at the scene of a 2009 burglary to charge a Stamford man with the crime, according to The New Canaan News.

Flamur Thaqi, 27, broke into a Frogtown home in 2009 and made off with thousands of dollars worth of items and left no fingerprints behind, the New Canaan News said. Police found a spot of saliva on a tire of a vehicle and were able to trace it back to Thaqi, the New Canaan News reported.

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