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Trumbull Cops: Drugs, Pills and Fake Money

Recent Trumbull Police activity.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Trumbull Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.

Drugs, Counterfeit Cash and Drug Paraphernalia

Matthew David Miranti, 23, of Pine Street, Trumbull, was arrested on numerous charges after police stopped him for his license plate.

Miranti is charged with failure to keep drugs in their original container, use of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell, two counts of possession of narcotics, possession of a controlled substance and first-degree forgery.

Police said officers were assisting State Police when Miranti drove by. He appeared nearvous and officers smelled marijuana, police said.

He also allegedly had prescription pills and bottles, $20 in counterfeit cash and $2,964 in cash.

His bond was set at $10,000.

In a second incident, Jaime Lucas, 40, of Partridge Lane, Trumbull, is charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia and single counts of possession of narcotics and driving with a suspended license.

Police said Lucas made a wide turn and nearly hit a police cruiser. He admitted he contraband, and police found crack cocaine, needles and marijuana, police said.

His total bond was $1,500.

Two Larcenies Charged

A man with a foil-lined bag was arrested after allegedly trying to steal from Abercrombie in the Westfield Trumbull Mall.

Astrun Alexander Pujols, 22, of Springfield, Mass., is charged with sixth-degree larceny and possession of a shoplifting device.

Police said he dropped the bag and fled the store but was later caught in the mall.

His bond was set at $1,000.

Three people were arrested for allegedly shoplifting from Kohl's. Emilie Michele Folch, 18, of Palisade Avenue, Bridgeport; Amber Rodriguez, 18, of Success Avenue, Stratford; and a juvenile are all charged with sixth-degree larceny.

Police said the three took merchandise into a dressing room and one walked out to a car in the parking lot. The remaining two were stopped before they could leave.

The juvenile had $367 in merchandise; Folch, $457; and Rodriguez, $116.

The juvenile was released to a parent; Folch on a written promise to appear in court; and Rodriguez was issued a summons at the scene and released.

For questions about this blotter, email the Trumbull Patch Editor at aaron.leo@patch.com.

louis August 03, 2012 at 07:46 PM
well you guys could just pretend that candidates for the people who are supposed to be elected have capitulated and decided to commence a career in corporate america if you'd like. Usually ignoring such things will increase the sellouts chances of being in office longer, and you folks do control everything
louis August 03, 2012 at 08:03 PM
Well, its better you guys don't know how upset the people are and how betrayed they feel. You folks wouldn't sleep well at night

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