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Police: Woman Shoplifted Over $1,600 at Stop & Shop

23-year-old woman also faces several motor vehicle charges.

Stephanie Rossi, 23, of Bridgeport. Credit: Fairfield Police
Stephanie Rossi, 23, of Bridgeport. Credit: Fairfield Police

Stephanie Rossi, 23, of Bridgeport, was charged with fourth-degree larceny on Oct. 26 at approximately 6:31 p.m.

According to police, Rossi attempted to walk out of Super Stop & Shop, 1160 Kings Highway Cutoff, Fairfield, with $1,645 in store merchandise, including groceries and a grocery scan gun. Rossi was recognized by security from a previous incident and was immediately detained when exiting the building.

When police arrived Rossi was subsequently charged with operating with a suspended license, operating an unregistered vehicle, failure to insure a motor vehicle and misuse of plates.

Rossi was released on a written promise to appear and is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 5.  

Kevin November 02, 2013 at 05:29 PM
She does have a Roman nose,eh?
Godbully November 03, 2013 at 10:21 PM
She signed a letter promising to appear for her court date? That makes me feel a lot better. She gets booked on five charges, is recognized by store security as a prior offender and walks right out of the police station. Oh that's right: she's white.
Igor November 04, 2013 at 07:24 AM
Do you really think white has anything to do with it? I hope it doesn't. The fact of the matter the jails and prisons are overflowing and need the space for the more serious criminals (trying not to belittle thieves here). So I think they try not to fill up the jails with what "they" consider petty crimes.
Godbully November 04, 2013 at 08:24 AM
Yes I do. She doesn't sound like a very trustworthy person and yet wasn't even required to post bail. Pretty good! How soon before she's back at the supermarket?
Igor November 04, 2013 at 03:27 PM
She should go to BJ's. Steal in bulk.

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