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Tools Stolen From Stone Products Business

Also, owner surreptitiously recovers car police ordered towed away; and tenant arrives home and finds two intoxicated strangers drinking beer and busting bottles.

A company that sells stoneware products reported a burglary of tools Monday morning.

Officers were dispatched to Stepping Stone Marble and Granite, 4 Taft St., at 8:38 a.m. and found someone had thrown a carpet over a fence topped with barbed wire to gain entry to the property.

The officers reported the perpetrator put a ladder against the building to try to gain entry through a second-story window, but was unable to open it. The perpetrator then pried open a ground level door to gain entry.

The company reported numerous power tools were stolen.

Owner Takes Back Vehicle Police Ordered Towed Away

Police said a Bridgeport man surreptitiously recovered his car Sunday morning after police ordered it to be towed to a body shop.

A tow truck driver employed by J. Cox & Son Auto Body, 15 Knight St., told officers he put a car in the company's fenced-in lot at around 12:30 a.m. and began completing a form for towed vehicles, with the entrance gate left open.

He said a car stopped in front of the lot and a man exited it and ran to a another car in the lot. He said the man started the car and drove away.

Police spokesman Sgt. David O'Connor said the car had been towed away after a traffic stop because the driver had a suspended license and the car was uninsured and had a suspended registration.

O'Connor said police know the man's name and address and will apply for an arrest warrant to take him into custody.

Tenant Arrives Home, Finds Two Strangers Drinking Coronas

A tenant at 6 Hanford Pl. called police Sunday night to report he arrived home and found two men in his apartment he didn't know drinking Corona beer and busting the empty bottles.

When officers arrived they reported two highly intoxicated men were lying on the floor amid shattered glass.

One of them, later identified as 22-year-old Roberto Grabe-Ismalej, allegedly told the officers he lived there, although later he gave his address as 27 Wall St.

The other man was Jose Domingo, 26, of 3 Ely Ave.

Both were charged with second-degree trespass, third-degree criminal mischief, and disorderly conduct.

Domingo was held on $500 bond and given a court date of June 27. Grabe-Ismalej was given a summons to appear in court June 27.

Information provided by the Norwalk Police Dept. An arrest doesn't indicate someone is guilty of a crime.

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