Baby locked in car
On Monday, March 19, police responded to a call at Putnam Park where a resident had locked their keys in their car, leaving their six-month-old child inside the vehicle with the motor running. Police gained access to the vehicle, and the child was uninjured.
Man robs thrift store
On Thursday, March 22, police received a report that someone had stolen cash from the thrift store on Church Street. According to police, an individual described as a 50-year-old black male, about six feet tall, heavy-set and carrying a cane is a suspect in the theft. The case remains under investigation.
Failure to appear arrests
On Sunday, March 25, arrested Anthony Cassio, 32, of Danbury on a warrant, charging him with failure to appear in the second degree. According to police, Cassio failed to show up in court to answer charges in January for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and driving an unregistered motor vehicle. He was released on $250 bond and given an April 5 court date.
On Sunday, March 25, police arrested Arlen Andrews, 25, of Redding for failure to appear in the second degree. Andrews allegedly didn’t show up in court to answer to a July 2011 driving with a suspended license charge. He was released on $400 bond and given a court date in April.
Motor vehicle charges
On Wednesday, March 21, police stopped a motorist for speeding on Chestnut Wood Road. Ketra Fulks, 45, of Wilton was also cited for driving with a suspended license. She was released on a promise to appear at a court date next month.
On Saturday, March 24, police stopped a motorist for speeding on Umpawaug Road. Alice Grabowski, 36, of Ridgefield was also cited for driving with a suspended license and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. She was released on a written promise to appear at a court date next month.
Car v. pole
On Friday, March 23, a car traveling down Redding Road struck a pole after the driver lost control. Kathryn Mims, 58, of Easton was uninjured in the accident, but the pole had to be replaced.