Naugatuck Police Make Several Larceny, Burglary Arrests

Items stolen ranged from $10 to $1,000, police say.


A Waterbury man has been arrested for stealing a television, a Nintendo Wii and Wii accessories from a home in Naugatuck. Police said the items totaled more than $1,000.

Daniel Leroy, 23, of 224 Birchfield Drive, Waterbury, was arrested on an active arrest warrant and charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree larceny. He was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and will be arraigned on Sept. 5 at Waterbury Superior Court. Police say the victim is an acquaintance of Leroy.


A 20-year-old Naugatuck man was arrested after stealing an iPad from his former girlfriend and pushing her to the ground, police said.

Christian Papp, of 145 Holly St., was arrested for the incident, which occurred in the parking lot of the Naugatuck Post Office around 6 p.m. Thursday.

The iPad was valued at $400. Papp was charged with third-degree robbery, sixth-degree larceny, third-degree assault and breach of peace. He was released on a $5,000 surety bond.


A New Milford man was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart in Naugatuck Saturday night after he took merchandise totaling $34 from the store and then tried to return it using old receipts.

He was charged with sixth-degree larceny and was released on a $2,500 bond. He will be arraigned Aug. 29 at Waterbury Superior Court.


Linda Johnson, 61, of Naugatuck, was charged with sixth-degree larceny for stealing keys and wallet that someone left behind at a register at Big Y World Class Market on Sunday. She was released on a $1,500 non-surety bond and will be arraigned Sept. 5 at Waterbury Superior Court.


A 24-year-old Naugatuck man was charged with sixth-degree larceny after stealing Gillette Razors valued at $10.47 from Walmart in Naugatuck on Sunday, police said. He was released on a $1,500 non-surety bond and will be arraigned Sept. 5 at Waterbury Superior Court.

Note: An arrest does not equal a conviction. Those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 


g August 27, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Gillette razors are expensive as all hell. Gillette are the people who should be locked up for stealing
citizen August 28, 2012 at 01:13 PM
Buy the cheaper ones like I do.. Always a better alternative than stealing. I guess the shoplifters in our town want to look nice.
g August 28, 2012 at 07:59 PM
Theres no shave like a gillette shave. Dont even need to use shaving cream, and as smooth as the operator.


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