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Trumbull Police Charge Man with Forging Gold Check

Recent arrests by Trumbull Police.

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

Golden Opportunity Buys Man Handcuffs

Brett David Anderson, 32, of Punkup Road, Oxford, is accused of turning a $116 check into a $916 check.

Trumbull Police said Anderson cashed in some gold and changed the check in February. He is charged with second-degree forgery and fifth-degree larceny.

He was detained by Shelton police Oct. 11 and Trumbull police then arrested him.

His bond was set at $5,000.

Another man allegedly stole more than $2,000 in jewelry and a credit card from a friend.

Alexander J. Moran, 23, of Oldfield Road, Trumbull, is charged with fourth-degree larceny, credit card theft and illegal use of a credit card.

Police said he took the gold jewelry and card from a woman's purse and used the credit card at several Bridgeport gas stations in August. He turned himself in Oct. 10, police said.

His bond was set at $1,000.

A Bad Time to Get Arrested

A Shelton woman is facing deportation after she was accused of shoplifting from Kohl's.

Maria Gregoria Gonzalez, 43, of Rosedale Circle, is charged with fifth-degree larceny. Police said she place items worth about $620 in a bag and then grabbed some chocolates before trying to exit the store.

Police later determined she was using an alias and she was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Her bond was set at $1,000.

Another woman accused of shoplifting had a bag lined with duct tape, police said.

Monica Ruiz, 32, of Norwalk, allegedly took about $200 in items from Macy's.

She is free on $500 bond.

Evading Charged

Edwin Gomez, 22, of Gurdon Street, Bridgeport, is charged with reckless driving, evading responsibility, second-degree breach of the peace and second-degree threatening.

Police said Gomez drove away from the Westfield Trumbull Mall after a threatening incident and hit a parked car.

He was later arrested by warrant.

His bond was set at $5,000. 

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

Dickey Looster November 29, 2012 at 11:32 AM
How are these animals allowed to commit such horrific crimes?!?!?!

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