A reported to police that she saw a woman enter a dressing room with several items, and an open purse. When she left the dressing room, the employee said, she noticed that her purse was closed. When the woman left, the employee discovered three empty hangers in the dressing room.
According to the police report, she ran to the street and saw the suspect get into a black Audi and noted the license plate number. Police went to the suspect's home on Comstock Hill Rd., Norwalk. The Audi was in the driveway and the items were at her residence. Victoria Mallozzi, 23, was subsequently arrested and charged with larceny, 5th degree.
Found in her possession, police report, were two dresses valued at $350 and $236 and a $250 black lace shirt.
Mallozzi was given a misdemeanor summons and released on the promise to appear in court on Jan. 25.
The 's director reported a larceny to police on Jan. 11. She reportedly told police that two employees were missing cash and other items from purses that were kept in a back room. They said they believed the items were taken sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
The employees reported that they suspected a new volunteer, who had put her purse in the same location, and whose purse was untouched. The volunteer, Sarah L. Zech, 19, of Wilton, left earlier than scheduled they told police.
Police arrested her later that day in New Canaan and reported she told them that she spent the cash and threw away the credit and debit cards. She was charged with larceny 6th degree and released on a promise to appear.
Summer St. Larceny
A 63-year-old Summer St. resident reported a missing log splitter valued at approximately $1400 on Jan. 9, 2:41 p.m. He reportedly told police that his son saw someone in a black Dodge truck back into the property at about 2 p.m., who he believed to be white or Hispanic and wearing a blue hoodie sweatshirt.
Another Waveny Parking Lot Larceny
On Jan. 13 at 2:15 p.m., a 49-year-old New Canaan woman reported that her Jeep Cherokee had been broken into at the parking lot near the paddle tennis courts and dog park at . She reportedly told police she had parked her car around 1:10 p.m. When she returned about an hour later, her car window was broken and contents or her purse: a camera and wallet containing credit and debit cards and her license, were missing.
Another Motor Vehicle Stop Results in Narcotics Violation
A New Canaan police officer travelling southbound on Ponus Ridge Rd on Jan. 10 at 12:23 a.m. stopped a northbound vehicle when he saw it did not have a front license plate, his report said.
The officer reported detecting an odor of marijuana. The driver, Matthew Rada, 20, of Greenwich, was given an infraction for possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to display a front license plate, after a search of the car turned up a brown pipe with marijuana residue in the glove compartment.
Police were called to a home on Smith Ridge Lane on Jan. 11 at 3:43 a.m. when a verbal argument became physical. A woman, 48, reported that her husband pushed her; the husband, 51, told police his wife broke a dish and slapped him across the face. Both were issued misdemeanor summons for disorderly conduct and released on the promise to appear in court later the same day.