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Accused Shoplifter Caught After Police Chase In Greenwich

Charlee Rodriguez
Charlee Rodriguez Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department

A shoplifting suspect took police on a short chase after he was caught shoplifting in Fairfield County.

Greenwich resident Charlee Rodriguez, 27, attempted to elude police after he was spotted stealing merchandise from an area store on Friday, Oct. 11, leading to his eventual arrest following a short pursuit.

Officers chased Rodriguez until he entered I-95, at which point they halted the pursuit.

“GPD officers attempted to make a motor vehicle stop of the subject’s vehicle. The subject fled south on Greenwich Avenue, which evolved into a motor vehicle pursuit,” Rodriguez’s arrest report read.

Rodriguez was identified by investigators, and he turned himself in when he found out he was wanted.

Police in Greenwich arrested Rodriguez, who was charged with larceny, engaging in a police pursuit and resisting arrest. He was also cited for traffic violations and traveling unreasonably fast. He’s being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

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