Published 1:11 am, Friday, August 6, 2010
Police responded to a burglary call on Carter Street on Monday, July 26. The homeowner, a 44-year-old female, called police the day before after she noticed a screen at the back of the residence had been cut.
New Canaan Police Sgt. Peter Condos said two tools were used to enter the residence -- one to cut the screen and the other to pry open the window -- neither of which were left at the scene. Condos said the alarm at the residence was active at the time of the attempted burglary which most likely scared off the intruders. Nothing was missing from the residence.
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A New York man was charged with drug possession during a traffic stop Monday, July 26.
When he approached the vehicle, the arresting officer noticed a strong smell of marijuana and questioned Walsh. Police said Walsh admitted to having marijuana in the vehicle and produced five bags with marijuana, a glass pipe and a crushing instrument, police said.
Walsh was charged with unreasonable speed, possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession near a school.
He was released on a promise to appear in court on Aug. 14.
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Police arrested a Greenwich woman on July 23 for a theft that occurred at the Beach Corner, 102 Main St.
Melissa Trotter, 25, of Greenwich, was arrested at the Niantic Correctional Center for credit card theft, sixth-degree larceny and illegal use of a credit card. Trotter is currently in jail and was unable to post her $5,000 bond.
Police said Trotter was arrested for an incident that occurred on April 28 after she and an accomplice walked into the Beach Corner where Trotter allegedly stole the owner's wallet while he was being distracted by the accomplice, police said.
Trotter appeared in court the same day.