Jeffrey Poretti, 34, of Hill Street, Shelton, has been charged with stealing a washer and dryer, valued at $3,000, from an unlocked garage on Chestnut Street in June.

The homeowner had given Fairfield police a list of possible suspects, and following the investigation, they obtained a warrant for Poretti's arrest. He was charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree larceny, and released on a promise to appear Aug. 17 in Bridgeport Superior Court.