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Man Steals Pizza from Fairfield Pepe's

He left to 'go to the ATM' and never came back.

 

[Editor's Note: Arrest information is supplied by the Fairfield Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.]

A manager reported to police on Monday that a customer stole a pizza totaling $18.24, police said.

The customer came in at around 8 p.m. to pick up the pizza and realized he did not have any money, department spokesperson Sgt. Sue Lussier said. He told the manager he’d run to the ATM -- but he apparently took the pizza with him.

The manager waited until the restaurant closed at 10 p.m.; the customer never returned, according to the report.

Pepe’s will not press charges, Lussier said.

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A Church Hill Road resident reported to police on Monday that someone apparently attempted to steal his car over the weekend, police said.

The doors had been unlocked, and there was damage to the dashboard, ignition, and the bottom portion of the steering wheel, according to the police report.

An estimate for the damage was unavailable at the time of this report.

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A resident reported to police on Monday that sometime over the weekend his vehicle was entered and an L.L. Bean backpack ($40) filled with textbooks and a calculator was stolen, police said.

The car was parked at on Kings Highway Cut Off and later at the complainant’s home, Lussier said.

This is under investigation.

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A Whole Foods Market employee reported to police on Monday that a Hispanic male driving a beat-up gold vehicle took two cases of de-icer from in front of the store, police said.

The employee gave police a license plate but the number traced back to a car that did not match the employee’s description, police said.

The two cases of de-icer were worth $42.50, Lussier said.

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A Bridgeport woman was arrested and charged with sixth-degree larceny on Monday when she allegedly walked out of Stop & Shop on Kings Highway Cut Off without paying for $164 worth of items, police said.

Maria Romero, 23, reportedly paid for six items and concealed 24 others from Aisle 3 in her handbag, according to the report.

She was released on a written promise to appear in court on Jan. 2.

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