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Trumbull Fugitive Wanted In Two States Nabbed In Motor Vehicle Stop

Milford Police Department
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A Fairfield County fugitive from justice with multiple warrants out for his arrest is in police custody after being busted during a traffic stop in Connecticut.

Members of the Milford Police Department’s Tactical Unit and the New Haven Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit arrested Trumbull resident Christopher Dahlinger at approximately 9:30 p.m. on March 1 after making a traffic stop in New Haven.

According to police, Dahlinger, 27, has active warrants in from the Guilford Police Department in Connecticut and Amherst Police Department in Massachusetts for burglaries. Dahlinger also allegedly violated his court set probation.

Dahlinger was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice and two counts of violation of probation. He’s being held on $130,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court this week.

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