Police Arrest 32-Year-Old Man on Felony Burglary, Larceny Charges

Police on Wednesday afternoon arrested a 32-year-old Fall River, Mass. man by warrant in connection with the burglary of a New Canaan home on the night of the Waveny fireworks two summers ago. At about 1130 p.m. on July 4, 2017, officers were dispatched to a house on Wakeman Road on a report of a burglary earlier in the evening where about $80,000 in items had been stolen, according to police. During an investigation the following April, authorities learned that several of the stolen items were being sold on eBay through a pawn shop in Fall River, according to a police report. Investigators went there and identified the man who was selling the items, the report said.

New Canaan Police Seek Help ID’ing Woman Who Used Stolen Credit Cards to Make $12,000 in Purchases

New Canaan Police on Wednesday released images of a woman they’re seeking to identify in connection with a theft last month at a Carter Street organization. Credit cards had been stolen Nov. 14 from a parked vehicle at New Canaan Mounted Troop, according to a post on the NCPD Instagram account. The woman used the cards the same day at SoNo Collections Mall in Norwalk, police said. There, she purchased more than $12,000 worth of items from Nordstrom, Bloomingdales and Pink stores, police said.

Police: Felony Charges for Woman, 26, Who Tried To Bite Officers 

Police on Monday afternoon arrested a 26-year-old Queens, N.Y. woman by warrant in connection with a traffic incident from September where she tried to bite police officers. On Sept. 24, officers were dispatched Park Street near Pine Street on a report of a woman inside a vehicle who appeared to be in distress, officials said. There, the officers found the woman inside the vehicle with two young children, according to a police report. The woman was incoherent and uncooperative when police tried to find out why she was upset, and she tried to bite the officers close to her, the report said.

Thanksgiving Day Arrest: New Canaan Woman, 44, Charged with DUI

Police late on Thanksgiving Day arrested a 44-year-old New Canaan woman and charged her with driving under the influence. 

At about 7:56 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in the parking lot at Acme on Elm Street, police said. The report included that the driver could be intoxicated and that the she had left the scene of the crash, police said. Officers traced her license plate to an Oenoke Lane home, and there they saw her getting out of a vehicle, according to a police report. They saw damage consistent with the crash at Acme on her vehicle, the report said. On speaking to the woman, police detected signs of impairment and she failed field sobriety tests, it said.

Police: Former Employee of Local Business Charged with 10 Counts of Forgery

New Canaan Police on Tuesday arrested a 38-year-old Shelton woman by warrant on 10 counts of forgery in connection with the theft of about $5,000 from a local business. On Aug. 20, police received a complaint regarding forged checks at an Oenoke Ridge business, officials said. Investigators established that Rashel Williams, a former employee at the time of the forgeries, was a suspect, according to a police report. Police obtained a warrant for Williams’s arrest on four counts of third-degree larceny, two counts of fifth-degree larceny and four counts of sixth-degree larceny, all misdemeanors.