Glastonbury Police: Man Stole Neighbor's Car, Operated Drug Factory Within His Home

A Glastonbury man who allegedly stole his neighbor’s car Thursday morning was operating a drug factory in his home, police said.

Mattew Hawkey, of Mark Drive, faces more than a dozen charges, including first-degree larceny, first-degree criminal mischief and operating a drug factory.

Police said they received a report at about 11 a.m. that a man, later identified as Hawkey, had stolen the neighbor’s car from a driveway.

A short time later, police received a call from a day care operation on East Carriage Drive that a man was causing a disturbance that and that the facility had gone into lockdown, police said.

Police said Hawkey had driven to the day care after stealing the car and was in possession of narcotics.

Police, using a warrant, searched Hawkey’s home and found marijuana, cocaine, Xanax, ketamine, steroids and MDMA, also known as ecstasy or molly, police said.

Hawkey was held in lieu of $250,000 bail and was scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Manchester on Friday.

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