Police Log: Shoplifting, DUI, burglary

A 28-year-old Bethel man was charged July 14 at 3:21 p.m. on conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny.

Police said Jeffrey Valentine, of 4 Eagle Rock Hill Road, Bethel, was released on $5,000 bond with a Norwalk court date of July 24.

He must also appear in Waterbury court July 25 to answer a charge of failure to appear, and again on July 26 in Danbury to answer a charge of failure to appear.

Bail enforcement agents bought Valentine to the Wilton Police Department to answer an arrest warrant stemming from an incident where Valentine was involved in stealing groceries from  Caraluzzi’s Market resulting in the larceny charge from Dec. 27, 2016. While being processed, police learned about the other warrants for failure to appear.
DUI crash
Ridgefield Road was closed to traffic for two hours and power was out in the area of Nod Hill Road Sunday from 5:10 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. following a drunk driving single-car crash that knocked down a telephone pole.

There were no injuries.

Police charged Robert Richeson, 20, of 111 Cedar Lane, Ridgefield, with driving under the influence and failure to drive right.

Police said they responded to the incident and smelled alcohol. Richeson then failed a breath test, giving a blood alcohol level of 0.18. The legal limit is 0.08.

He was released on $260 bond with a court date of July 27.
House burglary
A home on Belden Hill Road was burglarized July 17 between 7:15 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., according to police.

The thieves broke in through a window and took jewelry, the value of which is undetermined at this point.

The incident is under investigation.
Packages stolen
Police said $125 worth of mail-order goods in their packages was stolen from a home on Chestnut Hill Road July 17. The homeowner reported the incident at 1:15 p.m.

The incident is under investigation.

There were a total of four domestic cases in Wilton during the week of July 11 through July 18, including two domestic violence cases with arrests, for which information was not available, and two domestic verbal cases.