Third Burglary in Two Weeks Reported
Unknown persons entered a home on Platts Hill Road on Friday, Oct. 5 and made off with a jewelry box containing various jewelry and a Dell 10” black laptop.
According to police, the home was breached between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Two burglaries were reported in Newtown last week on Valley Field North and Chimney Swift Road. Jewelry was reported stolen from both homes.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Ofc. John McCluskey of the Newtown Police Department at (203) 426-5841.
Man Charged With Identity Theft
Joao DaSilva Jr., 28, of Danbury, was charged with sixth-degree larceny, identity theft and illegal use of a credit card on Sunday, Oct. 7 at approximately 7 p.m.
According to police, DaSilva turned himself in to Newtown Police after learning of a warrant for his arrest. The warrant was the result of an investigation of an incident on Aug. 18, 2012.
DaSilva was released on $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on Oct. 23.
Fencing Missing on Scenic View Drive
Seven sections of 6 ft. vinyl fencing, posts and caps were taken from an area on Scenic View Drive sometime overnight on Monday, Oct. 1 into the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 2.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Newtown Police Department and refer to case 2012-25172.
Sandy Hook Woman Allegedly Writes Bad Checks
Eileen Fish, 51, of Sandy Hook, was charged with three counts of issuing a bad check on Friday, Oct. 5 at approximately 10:52 a.m.
Fish was released on $500 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on Oct. 17.
Newtown Woman Stopped at Local Grocery
Lori Ann Schovanec, 32, of Newtown was charged with sixth-degree larceny on Thursday, Oct. 4 at approximately 7:14 p.m.
According to police, Schovanec was arrested after police were called to Stop & Shop, 228 South Main St., in Newtown, for a reported larceny.
Schovanec was released on $300 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on Oct. 18.
One IPhone Lost, One IPod Found
A black and blue covered IPhone was reportedly left at Blue Colony Diner, 66 Church Hill Rd. in Newtown, on Friday, Oct. 5. Anyone who finds the IPhone is asked to return it to the Newtown Police Department and refer to incident number 2012-25502.
An IPod was found in the area of New Lebanon Rd. and Aspen Way on Sunday, Sept. 20. The individual who can prove ownership may pick up the IPod at the Newtown Police Department and refer to case 2012-25234.