Quadele Vickers / Photo, Westport Police Department

WESTPORT — An Ansonia man faces a slew of charges in connection with the theft of two cars from the local Maserati dealership in January.

Quadele Vickers, 20, was charged last week with second-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit second-degree burglary, first-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief and conspiracy to commit third-degree criminal mischief.

Vickers is alleged to be one of two men who broke into Maserati of Westport, 1026 Post Road East, shortly after 5:30 a.m. Jan. 13.

The burglars, according to police, took a cash box from inside the dealership, and drove off in two stolen cars, although neither was a Maserati.

Estimated value of the vehicles — one was a BMW and the other a Corvette — was $180,000, according to police.

Both of the cars later were found abandoned — one in Ansonia and the other in Shelton.

The incident was investigated by a Westport officer, who also is assigned to the Regional Auto Theft Task Force. Using surveillance evident of the burglary, the officer was able to Vickers as one of the suspects, according to the report.

A warrant for Vickers’ arrest was issued. He taken into custody March 31 by Derby police, and then turned over to police in Westport, where he was booked on the charges.

Vickers was held on $100,000 bond and arraigned April 1 at state Superior Court in Stamford.