Redding Resident Reports $10K of Credit Card Fraud

Redding Police news, Aug. 27 through Sept. 4.

Neighborly dispute

On Sept. 1 at 9:52 p.m., police responded to a disturbance on Seventy Acre Road. Two neighbors—a male and female, both adults—allegedly were arguing when their argument became combative. No charges have yet been filed, and the case remains under investigation. 

School bus v. abutment

On Aug. 30 at 8:36 a.m., a school bus driven by Walter Gross, 67, of Bethel hit an abutment near the bridge on Brookside Road. There were no injuries or significant damage reported. No charges were filed. 

Credit card fraud

On Aug. 27, a Cricklewood Road resident reported someone had made a fraudulent $10,000 charge on their credit card. The credit card company reimbursed the victim, so the case is closed for the . 

Warrant arrest

On Aug. 31 at 10:05 a.m., a DMV inspector at the Exit 2 weigh station on Interstate 84 notified Redding Police a driver of one of the trucks being weighed had an outstanding warrant issued by the department. 

Hugo Maderia, 28, of Danbury was charged with failure to appear in the second degree stemming from motor vehicle charges that he didn't answer in court. 

Madeira was released on $400 bond and given a Sept. 21 court date. 

Prescription drug theft 

On Sept. 3, a resident reported they had given an individual a ride home and that individual allegedly stole prescription drugs from them. The case remains under investigation. 


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