Norwalk women try to walk off with food
Published 3:36 pm, Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Three Norwalk women were charged on May 11 with fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny for attempting to steal $729 in groceries from Stop & Shop at 25 Old Kings Highway South, according to Darien Police Detective Mark Cappelli.
Police responded to a report at 9:26 p.m. on May 11 about a shoplifting in progress and met the manager and other employees who had detained the women, Cappelli said.
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The manager said employees had watched Dalycia Crawford Jean and Kaera Crawford Jean collecting a large amount of groceries and then walk out of the store with two carts full of merchandise, Cappelli said.
The three suspects initially denied wrongdoing, and Kaera Crawford-Jean told police she had tried to pay for the food using a Stop & Shop online application, but it didn't work, Cappelli said. Crucitti then admitted to police she had been acting as a lookout outside the store for the other two women, who intended to steal items, Cappelli said.
Kaera and Dalycia Crawford-Jean then admitted that the three of them had agreed to steal from the store, Cappelli said.