Police: Shoplifting Arrest Leads to Discovery of Stolen Vehicle
And a local man was charged with disorderly conduct and interfering with police, in the latest roundup of Milford Police arrests.
Paul Monaco, 42, of Kenneth Street in West Haven, was charged Feb. 3 with third-degree larceny, fifth-degree larceny, misuse of a registration plate, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, two counts of failure to appear in court and violation of probation.
According to Milford Police, the department received report that shoplifting of a shoplifting incident at Target. The officers' investigation led to arrest of Monaco, who allegedly took $552.99 worth of merchandise without paying for it.
Officers then discovered that Monaco was driving a stolen vehicle at the time his arrest for shoplifting.
Additionally, police report that a computer check revealed that he had three outstanding warrants for his arrest for failure to appear in court on larceny/drug offenses and violation of his court appointed probation.
Monaco was held on a $32,000 bond.
Christopher Benedetti, 38, of Warner Street in Milford, was charged Feb. 3 with disorderly conduct and interfering with police.
According to Milford Police, Benedetti is accused of causing a disturbance and resisting the officers' during his arrest.
He was held on a $500 bond.