Here are the latest police blotter releases:
Patrol officers observed a vehicle driving erratically on Route 34 on Dec. 22 at 11:11 p.m.
Upon stopping the vehicle, officers administered standardized roadside sobriety tests on the driver, George Norfleet, 70, of 175 Whittier St., Bridgeport.
Norfleet was taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
He was released after posting $50 bond, for court Jan. 4.
Officers were dispatched to the Stop & Shop, 259 Bull Hill Lane, for a reported shoplifter in custody on Dec. 23 at 4:50 p.m.
Upon arrival, officers learned that store security had observed Anthony Petruziello, 33, of 1052 Boston Post Rd #502, Milford select $60.48 worth of grocery items from the shelves, then leave the store without attempting to pay.
Store security stopped Petruziello and detained him for police.
He was charged with sixth-degree larceny and released after posting $500 bond for court Jan. 4.
Last Minute Shoplifting
On Christmas Eve, police were called to the Target store, 25 Boston Post Road, on a shoplifting complaint at 6:26 p.m. with the alleged shoplifter in custody.
According to the report, store security observerd Nicole Swinton, 36, of 306 Pine Rock Ave. Apt D8, Hamden, select $109.93 worth of clothing items from the shelves, then leave the store without attempting to pay.
Swinton was stopped by store security and detained for police.
She was charged with sixth-degree larceny and released after posting $125 bond, for court Jan. 4.