Alleged Warren carjacker pleads not guilty

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WARREN — A 46-year-old Burlington man accused of flagging a woman down and then stealing her vehicle, pleaded not guilty to charges.

Police say they were notified of a vehicle being stolen, or a possible carjacking attempt, in Warren on August 30.

According to the report, Melanie Hall, 37, of Warren, was driving her vehicle on Stony Hill Road when she was flagged down by a man who appeared to be in distress.

The man, who was later identified as Wade Glenn, entered the vehicle and continued to appear as if he was in distress.

Because of Glenn’’s behavior, Hall exited the vehicle. Police say he then drove off.

He was located in Middlebury operating the vehicle and was taken into custody, and transported back to the New Haven State Police barracks for processing.

Police say Glenn did not use weapons or threats during the incident.

He pleaded not guilty to charges of larceny, a felony, and operation of a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, a misdemeanor in criminal court in Washington County on Sept. 3.