Fairfield grocery store theft ends in arrest
FAIRFIELD — A Bridgeport woman who was taken into custoday Friday on shoplifting charges was found to have three outstanding warrants.
Demetra Nelson, 32, of Atlantic Street, was charged with sixth-degree larceny for allegedly leaving the Stop &Shop at 760 Villa Ave. with $59 worth of unpaid merchandise. According to the report, she had food, condoms and hair products in a bag.
Nelson also had three outstanding warrants for failure to appear. She was released on a promise to appear in state Superior Court in Bridgeport on Sept. 13, but held on bonds totaling $90,000 for the outstanding warrants.