Trumbull Cops: Woman Stole Bus Driver License

Arrests in Trumbull this week.

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

Identity Theft

Shavonne S. Davis, 30, of Newfield Place, Bridgeport, is charged with criminal impersonation, third-degree forgery, sixth-degree larceny and numerous motor vehicle violations.

Police said she took a driver's license belonging to her sister, a bus driver. Officers pulled Davis over. Her bond was set at $5,000.

In a separate incident, Cheryl Lynn Waddell, 47, of Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk, is charged with fourth-degree larceny for allegedly stealing from the Target store in the Westfield Trumbull Mall, where she worked.

Her bond was set at $500.

Alleged Gas Station Assault

Francis Joseph Caruso, 46, of Cherry Blossom Lane, is charged with second-degree assault after police said he hit a man during a dispute at a Trumbull gas station.

Police said it was reported Caruso used more than his fist but no weapon was found.

His bond was set at $1,500.

Another woman was charged with assaulting police officers or emergency workers. Rachel Lynn Petersen, 20, of Newtown, was arrested on Dec. 15 after she was allegedly uncooperative with officers.

Police said she was trying to walk home from Trumbull to Newtown, and was reportedly distraught over the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

She's charged with interfering with police, assaulting a police officer and second-degree threatening.

Alleged Shoplifting

Finally, Estevan A. Melendez, 34, of Fifth Street, Ansonia, is charged with fifth-degree larceny and interfering with police.

Police said he stole from Lord & Taylor and Spencer's in the Trumbull mall and was uncooperative with officers.

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


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