A Bad Time to Get Arrested
A Shelton woman is facing deportation after she was accused of shoplifting from Kohl's.
Maria Gregoria Gonzalez, 43, of Rosedale Circle, is charged with fifth-degree larceny. Police said she place items worth about $620 in a bag and then grabbed some chocolates before trying to exit the store.
Police later determined she was using an alias and she was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Her bond was set at $1,000.
Golden Opportunity Buys Man Handcuffs
Brett David Anderson, 32, of Punkup Road, Oxford, is accused of turning a $116 check into a $916 check.
Trumbull Police said Anderson cashed in some gold and changed the check in February. He is charged with second-degree forgery and fifth-degree larceny.
He was detained by Shelton police Oct. 11 and Trumbull police then arrested him.
His bond was set at $5,000.
Editor's note: These police blotter items originally appeared on Trumbull Patch on October 19, 2012.