Police: Bridgeport Man Stole $11,000 from Patients at Residential Treatment Facility

A Bridgeport man stole money from two patients at a residential treatment facility this spring and was arrested Tuesday, police said. New Canaan police described what happened with this account, including accusations not proven in court:

Police received complaints about identity theft from patients at the facility on March 28 and April 18. The 29-year-old man, an employee at the facility where both patients were being treated, stole over $11,000. The money was used to buy items on Amazon Marketplace. He used some of the funds opened an account with Southern Connecticut Gas for a home in Bridgeport.

Police: New Canaan Boy, 14, Shoplifts Sunglasses from Gas Station

A 14-year-old New Canaan boy was caught stealing a pair of sunglasses Thursday evening, July 27 at a downtown gas station, police said. The boy paid for two items at the Mobil gas station at 16 South Ave., but took the sunglasses, priced at $10.62, without paying, according to New Canaan police. When police arrived, the boy was inside the store. He was issued a juvenile summons charging him with sixth-degree larceny and released to the custody of his parents, police said.