Police: Man Finds Someone in His Car at a Burlington Parking Garage

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/25 2014 05:36PM

Updated 04/25 2014 05:42PM

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington Police say a man found someone in his car on Tuesday at a downtown parking garage in the area of College Street and Church Street. This happened at around midnight. 

Once confronted, a small fight broke out where 23-year-old John Mahatcek is accused of displaying a knife. He ran away a short time later.  

The victim reported items missing from his vehicle and some minor damage. 

On April 24, police say they took Mahatcek into custody. He's being charged with aggravated assault, unlawful mischief, and larceny from a motor vehicle. 

Mahatcek was lodged at the Chittenden Correctional in lieu of $5,000 bail. 

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