Norwalker charged with larceny at Stop & Shop
Published 12:33 pm, Saturday, April 13, 2013
Joseph Wilson, 24, of 49 Ward St., Norwalk, was arrested on Monday, April 1, on charges of sixth-degree larceny, interfering with an officer and simple trespass.
Police said at approximately 5:20 p.m., officers responded to the Stop & Shop Supermarket, 25 Old Kings Highway North, on a report of larceny. A store loss prevention officer was interviewing Wilson, who was a cashier, concerning the theft of funds, police said.
Wilson darted out of the office and store when the loss prevention officer opened the door for the manager, police said. Officers pursued Wilson as he ran across the tracks at the Darien train station and located him under the platform., according to the report.
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The loss prevention officer told officers that Wilson was under investigation for scanning bottle return slips and taking an equal amount of cash from the register, said police. The total loss to Stop & Shop is unknown.
Additionally, it was determined that Wilson was the subject of two outstanding warrants under PRAWN, the Paperless Arrest Warrant Network, for failing to appear in court.
He was held in lieu of $500 bond and was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, April 2.