A 16-year-old female was arrested on June 14 for allegedly stealing a handbag from J. Crew in New Canaan, police said.
The juvenile from Westport allegedly fled the store with the $258 bag, at which point store employees noted her vehicle description and reported to New Canaan police at approximately 12 p.m., police said.
While exiting Morse Court, the girl nearly hit a parking authority who was walking at the time, police.
Police investigation led to the identification of the girl and her parents, who came to the police station. The girl allegedly admitted to stealing the bag and gave it to the officers who returned it to J.Crew, police said.
J.Crew did not wish to pursue larceny charges, but the girl was charged with a misdemeanor for reckless driving, police said.
She was released on the promise to arrive at court on June 20, police said.
A New Canaan man was issued an infraction on June 11 for passing a stopped school bus, police said.
Michael Tang, 20, allegedly committed the violation while travelling past 155 Jeliff Mill Road, police said.
The school bus driver reported the incident and Tanf was fined $465, police said.
Andrew Tarnowski, 83, was also issued an infraction and fined $465 on June 14 after the bus driver reported that Tarnowski passed the stopped school bus on Park Street, police said.
Both men are New Canaan residents, police said.
"The New Canaan Police Department is committed to ensuring our children are safely transported to and from school. The New Canaan Police Department has zero tolerance for these violations," said police in an official press release.
A Middlefield man was issued an infraction on June 11 for possession of narcotics, police said.
Gregory Knight, 23, was pulled over for a broken brake light while travelling down South Avenue when a canine unit detected the smell of narcotics coming from the trunk of Knight’s vehicle, police said.
The officer found marijuana in a backpack belonging to Knight, who was issued the infraction at approximately 3:20 p.m., police said.
Police responded to a dispute on June 14 at 21 Cross Street where a Hoyt Livery employee was having a dispute with the business owner, police said.
Orlando Andujar of Norwalk, 49, was allegedly intoxicated and became belligerent when officers arrived and told him he could not leave the scene, police said.
Andujar, who allegedly admitted to drinking, allegedly threw his scooter to the ground and began swearing at the officers and owner, police said.
Andujar was charged with second-degree breach of peace and was released on the promise to arrive at his June 26 court hearing, police said.
Police are investigating two vandalism mailboxes at 51 and 54 Toquam Road, police said.
On June 15 at approximately 11:36 p.m., residents reported a white, teenage boy in a black shirt and tan shorts damaging their mailboxes, police said.
When residents yelled at him to stop, the boy allegedly drove off in his black Jeep Commando, police said.
Police are asking any individuals with information on this incident to contact New Canaan police.
Three Norwalk teens were issued infractions on Oanoke Ridge Road for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, police said.
Chris Jerome, 19, Ghedric Luz, 18, and Ty Guarente, 17, stopped in front of an officer who was directing traffic while CL&P repaired downed wires, police said.
When the three young men rolled down their windows, the officer allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said.
The officer found two bags of marijuana and a smoking pipe with marijuana residue in it, police said.
Luz, the driver, was also issued an infraction for the possession of drug paraphernialia, police said.
A 20-year-old female called police on June 17 to report a laptop that had been stolen from her party the night before, police said.
The complainant went outside to her back deck during a party she was hosting and, upon returning, found that the MacBook Pro she was playing music on was gone, police said.
The laptop is worth approximately $1,300.