Woodbridge woman charged with burglary, assaulting neighbors

WOODBRIDGE — A town woman faces charges after she allegedly entered her neighbors’ home, assaulted them in an altercation and then fled.

Officers found Jasmine Bookert, 24, inside her own residence on Mettler Street and arrested her, police said in a release.

According to police Sgt. Anthony Cappiello, police were called to a home on Mettler Street at about 1:15 p.m. on a report of a burglary in progress. The victims called police advising that an unknown person was in their home, Cappiello said in the release.

Officers determined that that Bookert entered a neighbor’s home twice, allegedly causing significant damage, police said. After an altercation, Bookert allegedly fled to her residence where she was located by police.

Bookert was taken into custody and charged with first-degree larceny, risk of injury to a minor, third-degree assault, third-degree assault on an elderly person and third-degree criminal mischief.

Bookert was held in lieu of $100,000 bail and is due to appear in Superior Court in New Haven Wednesday.