Man, girlfriend battle

over car

Norwalk resident David Mott, 30, was charged with breach of peace Friday after an altercation with his girlfriend at the Heritage Square shopping center, 1700 Post Road.

Mott did not want his girlfriend to use his car, according to police, and decided to remove the license plates. However, as he was taking off the plates, the girlfriend got in the vehicle and began to drive off. He allegedly threw pliers at one of the windows and then jumped on the car as it headed into the intersection of Post Road and Ruane Street.

A witness called police and reported that Mott appeared to have a knife. However, police said it was a pair of pliers.

Mott was scheduled to appear Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court.

Copper gutters stolen

at church again

For the third time in a month, copper gutters have been stolen from a Fairfield church.

The latest theft at Calvin United Church, 901 Kings Highway East, was reported Saturday. A 25-foot section of copper gutters, along with an ornamental box, from one side of the sanctuary was stolen, as well as a 3-foot section from another side of the building.

The stolen materials were valued at $3,400, police said.

Disorderly conduct arrest

George Kelly, 54, of 39 Euclid Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct Friday after police investigated a third-party call regarding a domestic incident.

Kelly, when his wife returned from food shopping, allegedly took the groceries from her hands and threw them down a flight of stairs, police said. He then lit a paper towel near his wife, according to police.

Police said there has been a history of domestic incidents at the home.

Kelly told an officer dispatched to the scene that he was depressed because his wife had left him alone and he did not know where she was. Kelly was taken to an area hospital.

Kelly was scheduled to appear Tuesday in Bridgeport Superior Court.

Man charged

with stealing groceries

Sean M. Burbank, 24, of Norwalk, was charged with sixth-degree larceny Saturday night after walking out of the Super Stop & Shop on Villa Avenue with $152 worth of unpaid groceries, police said.

Burbank told police after his arrest that he had been distracted while talking on his cell phone.

Police later learned that Burbank was wanted on a warrant for a failure-to-appear charge at Stamford Superior Court.

Burbank is scheduled to appear on the larceny charge Aug. 10 in Bridgeport Superior Court.

Cops: Man stole

expensive bike

Roeshad Melvin, 18, of Bridgeport, was charged with fifth-degree larceny around 10:45 p.m. Saturday when he was nabbed riding a stolen bicycle valued at $1,700, according to police.

A man who rode the bicycle to a gas station on the Post Road earlier in the evening reported it missing, and Melvin was later spotted riding the bike near the Post Road traffic circle.

Melvin has an Aug. 9 court date in Bridgeport Superior Court.

Bike thief leaves

wheel behind

A $250 bicycle -- most of it, anyway -- was reported stolen about 1 a.m. Saturday from the south side of the Fairfield Railroad Station. The owner, who locked it up around 7 a.m. Friday, returned to find nothing but a single wheel.

Car break-ins

A Sycamore Lane homeowner reported thefts from three vehicles parked in the driveway of the home.

Reported missing Saturday morning were two pairs of sunglasses valued at $300, a $50 EZ-Pass device, two GPS units worth a combined $400), a tire gauge and $25 in loose change.

Razors ripped off

A man driving a Lexus reportedly stole three Braun electric razors from Bed, Bath & Beyond around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The man walked up to the store's cash registers as though he planned to pay for the items, but then quickly walked the exits without paying, police said. The razors were valued at a total of $598.

The license plate number of the suspect's Lexus was recorded by a witness, and police are investigating.

Car vandalized

A car parked at 96 Rhode Island Ave. was reported "keyed" around 1:15 p.m. Saturday. The scratch mark extended from the front left quarter panel to the rear bumper, according to police.

Beach stand break-in

Candy, $25 in change, Pepsi and Frappucino products were stolen Thursday afternoon from the snack stand at Lake Mohegan, police said. The steel security gate on the serving window was pried open by thief to gain access, according to the report.

Computer stolen

from condo

A $1,500 Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer was stolen last Thursday from a condo unit on Melville Avenue while the residents were at home.

The complainant told police his parents are hearing impaired and that he is a heavy sleeper. Entry is believed to have been made through an unlocked slider door, police said. The laptop had been left on a coffee table in the living room.

Single-car crash probed

Police are investigating an auto accident in the area of Coolidge Street and Commerce Drive about 3 p.m. Thursday.

Fairfield resident Jose Correa, 18, was driving on Rutland Avenue when he failed to negotiate a right turn onto Coolidge Street, police said. He drove off the left side of the road and hit a utility pole. His car then careened out of control, heading south on Coolidge Street, and came to a stop only after striking the underside of a bridge support for Interstate 95.

Correa was transported to St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport for treatment of injuries.

Tools stolen

Two bags of tools, with total value of $750, were stolen from a car parked at a Division Avenue property between 2 and 7:15 a.m. Thursday. Entry was made by prying open the right door lock, police said. Door damage was estimated at $800.

Breach of peace,

assault charged

Latoya Coley, 25, of Waterbury, was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace around 4:30 p.m. Thursday after allegedly striking a female friend in the face at the corner of Reef and Fairfield Beach roads.

Coley swore at her companion prior to striking her with a closed fist, according to police. A witness called police.

The victim walked away and subsequently was found sitting on the steps of a local deli. Coley, who was stopped by an officer dispatched to the scene, claimed the dispute was limited to a verbal altercation. Her friend did not admit to being struck. Released on a promise to appear July 30 in Bridgeport Superior Court, Coley was turned over to Waterbury police who had an unrelated warrant for her arrest.

Bicycle stolen at RR depot

A Next bicycle was reported stolen last Thursday from the north side of the Fairfield Railroad Station. The bike was secured at 7:30 a.m. When the owner returned at 5:30 p.m., the bike's lock, which was cut, was on the ground and the bicycle was gone.

Computer swiped at health-care center

A Mac laptop computer was reported stolen around last Thursday from a room at Connecticut Health of Southport (formerly Southport Manor), 930 Mill Hill Terrace. It may have been stolen anytime over a three-day period before it was discovered missing, according to police.

The computer was valued at $1,800.