Howard Moore, 21, of East Main Street, Bridgeport, was arrested Wednesday at state Superior Court in Bridgeport and charged with thefts in town earlier this year.

In September, police were called to Jackman Avenue to check on a report that a man on a bike was looking into car windows.

Officers found Moore riding a new Trek mountain bike, according to the report. He told police he purchased the bike from someone in Bridgeport for $100. He also had a white iPhone, with a cracked screen, police said.

Having no reason to detain Moore further, police let him go.

Later that day, a Norwood Road resident reported a new Trek bicycle had been stolen from an unlocked garage, and a warrant was issued for Moore's arrest.

The cracked iPhone was later traced to a woman on Brookridge Road, who reported Jan. 3 that her unlocked car had been entered and missing was a white iPhone with a cracked screen.

Six cars in the immediate area were reportedly entered that day.

Moore was charged with one count each of third-degree burglary, fifth-degree larceny and sixth-degree larceny. He was held on bonds totaling $2,000 and was arraigned that day.