Two wallets were reported stolen from shopping carts at Stop and Shop, 1160 Kings Highway Cutoff, in separate incidences this past week police said.
The first wallet went missing around 6 p.m. on Thursday. Two checks totaling $102 were promptly spent at a check-out, police said.
The second wallet went missing around 5 p.m. on Sunday. It held a driver's license, credit cards and checks, police said.
Store employees are looking at security tapes, police said.
A vandal sprayed graffiti along the outside of Gotta' Dance Studio and Tiffany Nails and More, 35 Kings Highway E., between last Wednesday night and last Thursday morning.
Police said that the word "Roze" was sprayed in two areas but that other tags were unclear. The damage was assessed at $600.
A $295 iPod was reported stolen from a hallway outside the weight room at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on Thursday between 2:40 and 3:50 p.m. The iPod had been left wrapped in clothing, police said.
Three men were caught on surveillance wandering through North Stratfield Elementary, 190 Putting Green Road, Thursday between 8:12 and 8:20 p.m.
Police said that they appeared to be high-school aged and could be seen going in and out of classrooms that had been left unlocked by a custodian who was cleaning.
A $50 iPod was reportedly stolen from one classroom, police said.
In the parking lot outside, a car window was reportedly smashed and a $200 iPod stolen from the car's center console between 8 and 9:40 p.m., police said. The window damage was valued at $250, police said.
A plastic mailbox was set on fire at 4606 Black Rock Turnpike around 10 p.m. on Thursday, police said. A passerby reported the incident and police and fire responded to quell the flames, police said.
Nine cell phones were reported stolen from Verizon Wireless, 2347 Black Rock Turnpike, between 8:25 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, police said. Someone apparently gained entry through a rear door without setting off the alarm, according to police.
The phones were valued between $350 and $680 each, totaling $5,390. A petty cash safe was unbolted from underneath a desk also, police said, but it was left unopened on the floor.
A wallet was reported stolen from a Lincoln Town Car parked at Garden Catering, 309 Stilson Road, on Friday between 7 and 8 p.m. Police said the wallet held $25 in cash, personal papers and a driver's license. There were no signs of forced entry to the car, police said.
Kenneth Newlands, 56, of Adams Road in Easton, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and driving without insurance on Friday at 11 p.m.
Police said that a witness saw Newlands back out of a parking space at Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St., and strike another vehicle. Cops responded and said that Newlands was slurring his speech and smelled of alcohol.
Newlands failed a roadside sobriety test but refused to take a breathalyzer, police said. He was released on $250 bond and will appear in court on Nov. 16.
A Subaru Forester, parked at Fairfield Cinemas, 40 Black Rock Turnpike, was reportedly broken into on Saturday between 4:40 and 7 p.m. Police said that the rear passenger window was smashed open and that a sweater and Yankees T-shirt were stolen. The front passenger lock was also punched out, police said. The clothes were valued at $40, police said.
Flags, cans, pizza boxes and hundreds of plastic cups were found strewn about Veterans Park, 865 Reef Road, at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, police said. A Powder Puff football league had apparently used the field the evening before. Police are investigating it as a matter of dumping and littering.
A fish net was reported stolen from the unlocked cabin of a boat docked at the South Benson Marina sometime between Sunday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 8 at 6:30 a.m., police said. The net was valued at $60.