Published 2:36 pm, Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Stanley E. Roger, 47, was arrested on a warrant service June 13 in relation to a charge stemming from an incident Feb. 16, 2010, at 7:15 p.m.
On Feb. 16, a 47-year-old male resident of Hillcrest Road arrived at his home to plow the driveway when he noticed an unknown vehicle parked at the residence.
The complainant also noticed his motion light did not turn on as usual when he parked.
As he got out, he was confronted by Roger coming from the area of the neighbors' house.
Roger told the complainant he was doing work at the neighbor's house but the complainant did not believe him, according to police.
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Roger left the driveway before the complainant could identify him and before police arrived.
Upon investigation, police saw footprints around the complainant's residence and towards the neighbor's house.
Pry marks were found on a side door and on a main level window on the back deck, though no entry was gained, police said.
After a lengthy investigation, a warrant was obtained for Roger's arrest March 2, 2010.
When the warrant went out, New Canaan police found out Roger was serving time in Westchester County Jail.
Upon his release June 13, New Canaan police apprehended him.
He was charged with second-degree criminal mischief and third-degree attempted burglary. He did not post a $50,000 bond and appeared in court June 14.
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Dennis Olmstead was charged with disorderly conduct and third-degree assault. Regina Olsmtead was charged with disorderly conduct. They were both released on a promise to appear and appeared in court June 14.
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Benjamin Milone, 71, of Park Street was stopped for having an expired registration June 14 at 11:57 a.m.
An officer was following Milone on South Avenue because he was driving below the posted speed limit of 25 mph. The officer stopped Milone after running his plates and noticing his registration had expired.
Milone was given an infraction for operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
Police also noticed he had a warrant out for his arrest by the Norwalk Police Department, who picked him up from New Canaan.
Milone was originally charged with second-degree harassment March 17 and a violation of a protective order June 17 by Norwalk police.
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A 54-year-old Smith Ridge Road resident reported a larceny to police June 14 at 1:07 p.m.
The complainant told police 15 aluminum wheel rims were missing from his unlocked shed. Police said the complainant does not currently live at the residence since it is being renovated and remodeled.
The complainant said he last saw the rims June 13 at 3 p.m. and when he checked on them again June 14 at 12:30 p.m. they were gone. The rims, all for Saab vehicles, were valued at $200 each, making all 15 of them worth $3,000 in total.
The matter is still under investigation.
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Nicholas C. Merz, 18 of Greenwich was arrested on drug-related charges June 15 at 1:24 p.m.
An officer noticed Merz did not have a front license plate on his vehicle while travelling north on New Norwalk Road. Upon approaching Merz after pulling him over, he smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.
Merz gave the officer consent to search the vehicle. The officer found a small clear plastic bag with one pill of Adderal in the center console as well as four small plastic bags with marijuana residue.
Merz was charged with a failure to display number plate in the front of his vehicle and a failure to keep drugs in their original container.
He posted a $500 bond and will appear in court June 29.
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Johnny M. Carroll, 38, of Minnesota was arrested on a warrant service June 15 at 3:21 p.m.
Carroll's original issue stemmed from an infraction he received June 15, 2010 for soliciting without a permit on South Avenue. He never mailed in his infraction and received a failure to appear date of Jan. 21. Carroll was picked up by the Old Saybrook Police Department who served the New Canaan paperless warrant once they saw it on file after confirming with New Canaan police.
Carroll posted a $250 bond and appeared in court June 22.