Published 5:26 pm, Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Spero Moschos, 28, of Knox Road in Stamford, was arrested in court on Friday for third-degree robbery and third-degree larceny. The charges stemmed from his alleged holding up of Patriot Bank, 1755 Black Rock Tpk., on July 6. Bond was set for $75,000 and Moschos will enter a plea on Nov. 6.
Thomas Lauro, 44, of Milford, was arrested at a Katona Drive residence at 11:30 p.m. on Friday and charged with second-degree threatening, second-degree harassment, second-degree breach of peace and first-degree criminal trespassing.
Police said that Lauro had been phoning his ex-girlfriend from Milford and leaving obscene messages throughout the day. Some of the messages threatened to kill her, her son, and a male friend, police said. He also threatened to damage her property.
Lauro then drove to the Katona Drive residence, ripped off a screen and started pounding on a window, police said. Officers found him at the window and took him to the station.
While in custody, police said, Lauro called his ex-girlfriend from the police line and continued to threaten her. Then, inside a jail cell, Lauro reached to the ceiling and started damaging a light, police said. Police added a charge of criminal mischief.
Lauro was held on a $50,000 bond and appeared in court on Monday.
Michelle Sharma, 39, of Bridgeport, was arrested Friday at 11:16 p.m. and charged with driving under the influence, risking injury to minors and reckless endangerment.
A passer-by reported to police that a disabled vehicle was parked in the left lane of Kings Highway, near Warren Avenue, and that there was yelling inside.
Police found Sharma in the driver's seat with the engine running, unable to move the vehicle. The emergency break was turned on, police said, and Sharma couldn't release it.
Police said that Sharma smelt of alcohol and was slurring her speech. Two teenage girls, age 16 and 15, one of them Sharma's daughter, were crying in the backseat, police said.
Sharma initially refused sobriety tests but later admitted to having been drinking at a bowling alley beforehand.
She became verbally abusive with officers and had to be physically forced into handcuffs, police said. Police contacted the Department of Children and Families.
Bond was set for $1,000 and a court date set for Oct. 26.
A resident of Pope Street reported that a car parked in the driveway was broken into between 6 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday. A wallet, containing $200 to $300 and a VISA gift card, was reported stolen from the center console. The car had been left unlocked, police said.
The rear-view mirror of a Honda Civic parked on Miro Street was reported ripped off on Friday at 2:33 p.m. Police said it appeared the act was intentional.
A $200 Verizon LG cell phone was reported stolen from an office at 75 Kings Highway Cutoff between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday. Police said the phone had been lying on top of a work desk.
Gary McGovern, Jr. was arrested for disorderly conduct on Saturday at 12:39 a.m. Police said that McGovern was host to a loud party at 971 Fairfield Beach Road. He was released with a promise to appear in court on Oct. 26.
Brian Scott Kennedy, 43, of Weston, was arrested on a charge of sixth-degree larceny at Stop & Shop, 760 Villa Ave., on Saturday at 12:57 p.m. Police said Kennedy walked out of the store without paying for $156 worth of groceries. He will appear in court on Oct. 27.
An iPod Nano was reported stolen Thursday from an unlocked vehicle parked in the mechanics shop at Fairfield Warde High School, 757 Melville Ave. The car was parked there on Oct. 1 at 9:15 a.m. When the car's owner returned at 11:45 a.m., the iPod was missing. It was valued at $200.
An Audi was stolen from a Catherine Terrace property sometime after 7:45 p.m. on Thursday. The vehicle, valued at $12,000, was subsequently discovered "totally burned" in Bridgeport around 2 a.m., according to the incident report. Fairfield Police did not have an exact location as to where it was found in Bridgeport.