A 28-year-old New Canaan man turned himself in to police custody on Nov. 20 after learning their was a warrant for his arrest for larceny in the sixth degree.
According to police, officers responded to a residence on Locust Avenue on Nov. 2 because someone there wanted to report a domestic issue and speak to an officer. After speaking to that person, the officer went to another residence on Locust Avenue to speak to someone else. While there, the officer noticed a Grove Street sign in Lyon’s room. Lyon said he didn’t take the sign, which is valued at $90.
After checking with the highway department and determining the sign was missing in New Canaan, officers applied for an arrest warrant.
Lyon was released on $100 bond and given a Dec. 4 court date.
Wilfredo Matias, 37, of Bridgeport was charged with larceny in the fifth degree after Trumbull Police picked him up on Nov. 21 on an unrelated charge and saw New Canaan Police had a warrant for his arrest.
On Oct. 10, the owner of a construction company said he hired a driver in September to transport some items in a truck to New Jersey. One of the items—a Honda lawnmower valued at $650—never made it to the destination.
Matias was released on a promise to appear at a Dec. 3 court date.
A 70-year-old New Canaan man reported to police on Tuesday, Nov. 20 that someone had smashed his driver’s side window when it was parked on Talmadge Hill Road, near Old Stamford Road. The man discovered the suspected vandalism the night before. Nothing was missing from the 1986 Mercedes, and the window is expected to cost $250 to replace.
On Nov. 19 at 9:03 a.m., a 71-year-old man who lives on West Road reported to police an air gun was stolen from his garage. The man said he noticed the gun was missing, but thought he might have misplaced it. After searching a little more, the man realized it wasn’t there, so he reported the larceny to police. The gun is valued at $100, and three air cartridges, valued at $30 were also missing.
On Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 4:15 p.m., a 19-year-old New Canaan male reported that when he was inside Colonial Barber Shop on Elm Street, someone had taken his hooded sweatshirt he left in the waiting area while he got his hair cut. A credit card, camouflage hat and car keys were inside the sweatshirt, and the complainant’s vehicle was not stolen. The sweatshirt is valued at $40 and the hat is worth $20, police said.