Zachary Hession, 21, of Darien was charged Monday with breaking into a house on Pleasant Street in April while he was in custody for another home invasion in May. Hession has been incarcerated in Bridgeport while awaiting trial on charges of breaking into a house on Allen O'Neill Drive last month and attempting to take prescription medication.
When he was taken to court in Stamford, an additional charge of first-degree burglary was brought against him in the April home invasion on Pleasant Street. The victim in the April break-in awoke to find someone in his house and chased the intruder out through the garage.
Police said that while they were interviewing Hession on May 23 after his arrest in the Allen O'Neill burglary, he admitted to the one on Pleasant Street. He said he was looking for anything he could steal. Nothing was taken in the April invasion.
Hession was also arrested in September on a charge of stealing a tip jar after applying for a job.
Also from the police blotter:
• A van was broken into on Edgerton Street on Monday, June 6, while parked in the driveway of a home. The residents woke to find that the rear cargo door was slightly ajar, and a new Homelite power washer worth $270 had been taken. Nothing else in the van was disturbed.
• A Milford man reported last week that $60 had been stolen from his pants while he was visiting the Darien YMCA on June 1. He told police he arrived at the YMCA at 1:30 p.m. and put the pants in an unlocked locker while he used the facility. When he returned at 3 p.m., the money was missing.