Patrick Hemingway, 37, a former Glastonbury and New Britain police officer, is accused of allegedly breaking into several small businesses.
GLASTONBURY, Conn. — The Glastonbury Police Department said its officers are feeling a “mix of embarrassment and anger” in its first statement after the recent arrests of one of its former officers who is accused of burglarizing dozens of small businesses.
Most of the alleged crimes were committed while Hemingway was a Glastonbury police officer. He resigned from the force on Sept. 1, 2023.
“We acknowledge the recent arrests of Mr. Hemingway and are aware that there may be additional arrests pending,” Glastonbury Police Chief Marshall S. Porter said in a statement issued Monday. “The Glastonbury Police staff feels a mix of embarrassment and anger, as it is disheartening to see someone who once wore our patch and worked alongside us blatantly betray the public’s trust.”
According to an arrest warrant released last month, Hemingway allegedly targeted …