Contact Us
Greenwich Daily Voice serves Greenwich, CT
Return to your home site


Greenwich Daily Voice serves Greenwich, CT
Breaking News: Pair Of New Vehicle Thefts Reported In Fairfield County
police & fire

UConn Professor Charged In Car Vandalism Spree In Greenwich

Gabriel Fenteany is a chemistry professor at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. Photo Credit: University of Connecticut
Photo Credit: File Photo

GREENWICH, Conn. -- A 46-year-old University of Connecticut associate professor was placed on administrative leave Tuesday after he was charged with vandalizing "high-end cars" while drunk in Greenwich, according to a report from NBC Connecticut.

Gabriel Fenteany, an associate professor in the Chemistry Department, became intoxicated at a friend’s house on Lafayette Court in Greenwich on the afternoon of Oct. 26, "then walked through nearby parking lots and vandalized a number of cars," according to the NBC Connecticut report.

Police told NBC Connecticut that Fenteany "spit and urinated on the cars, kicked them and ripped off side-view mirrors." The cars included Audis, a BMW, Lexus models and a Honda Civic. according to the report.

Fenteany was arrested at the UConn-Storrs campus and turned over to Greenwich police. He was charged with three counts of criminal mischief and one count of breach of peace, according to the report.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Greenwich Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.