Quinnipiac student arrested in burglary

Staff Reports

[media-credit name=”Hamden Police Department news release” align=”alignright” width=”240″][/media-credit]Quinnipiac student Dillon Rispoli, 19, of Briarcliff Manor, New York is under arrest for breaking into a building on Whitney Avenue early Sunday, Oct. 28.

Hamden Police Department Officer John Glass arrested Rispoli after responding to a burglary alarm at Biller, Sachs, Raio and Zito Law Offices, 2750 Whitney Ave. at approximately 1:15 a.m.

“Moments later, Officer John Glass observed a broken screen and window. He then observed a white male walking in the basement. Shortly thereafter, the white male emerged from the front of the business. Officer Glass subsequently placed the white male, later identified as Dillon Rispoli, under arrest,” according to the Hamden PD press release.

According to Rispoli’s Facebook page, he started studying at Quinnipiac in August.

Rispoli was charged with third degree burglary and second degree criminal mischief and is held on a $5,000.00 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Nov. 12.


UPDATE: 10/29/18, 5:40 p.m.

Rispoli is still a student at Quinnipiac, according to Associate Vice President for Public Relations John Morgan.

Reporting by Amanda Perelli, Christina Popik, Madison Fraitag and Kelly Ryan.

[/media-credit] Location of the burglary at Biller, Sachs, Raio and Zito Law Offices, 2750 Whitney Ave., that resulted in Rispoli’s arrest.