Published 1:04 am, Thursday, May 27, 2010
An apparent magazine salesman who was issued in infraction on May 6 by New Canaan police for soliciting without a permit was arrested in Stamford the next day for attempted burglary. Police said Roosevelt Robinson, 40, of St. Louis was caught while burglarizing a Stamford home. Solicitors "are usually burglars," according to Sgt. Pete Condos.
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Hamilton Sierra-Puerta, 22, of Norwalk turned himself in at 12:30 p.m. on May 20 on two separate warrants, one from New Canaan and one from Greenwich police for second-degree failure to appear. The New Canaan warrant stemmed from earlier motor vehicle violations for which he failed to pay or plea, according to police. Sierra-Puerta posted $1,000 bond for the New Canaan warrant and $350 bond for the Greenwich warrant and is scheduled to appear in court on June 3.
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An officer was dispatched to Town Hall at 3:30 p.m. on May 17 to address a report of stolen school bags from the steps of the Outback Teen Center. Police said two female minors left two bags unattended outside the building and left to get coffee. When the girls returned, their bags were missing, police said. One bag contained books and makeup; the other bag contained a purse, books and makeup, according to police. The Outback was closed during the incident, so no video footage is available, according to police.