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New Canaan Police Searching for Bicycle Thief

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Who would steal a kid’s mountain bike? That’s the question New Canaan police are hoping to answer as they investigate the reported theft of a bicycle from outside the New Canaan Library.

Police said the boy’s mother contacted officers at about 3:45 p.m. Friday to report someone had taken her son’s black Gary Fischer mountain bike from a bike rack. Police said the boy left the unlocked bike at 11 a.m. Friday and returned at about 2 p.m. to find it missing. Police said the bike is valued at about $50 and it had a bright red lock around the seat stem.

The following items also were reported by New Canaan police:

Police are looking into who took a pair of bikes from a residence near West Hills Road that were later found at a construction site. Police said a 14-year-old boy called police at about 2:04 a.m. Saturday to report a pair of bikes was taken from the sidewalk of the residence near the intersection with West Road. Police said the boy’s mother called police some time later to report the bikes had been recovered and a neighbor had seen two teenage boys drop the bikes, worth $500 and $2,000, off at a home construction site on West Road. Police said the teenagers got into a green Jeep and left the scene. Police are not sure if it was a prank or the bikes were being left for pickup later.

Police are looking into the theft of several hundred pounds of copper wire that was taken from a utility substation off New Norwalk Road sometime between May 31 and June 4. Police said the 500-700 pounds of scrap wire was taken from the bed of a truck. Police said the thieves appeared to climb over the fence and barbed wiring to get into the area.

Police are investigating who damaged a basketball hoop at South School last weekend. Police said a school employee found a pair of holes in the glass backboard of the basketball hoop at about 8:25 a.m. June 4. Police said the backboard was fine when the campus was cleared at about 4 p.m. June 1. The damage is estimated at $500.

Adrian Sisser, 35, of Weed Street, was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct. Police said they receive a call from a cab driver at the New Canaan Metro-North station at about 10:30 p.m. because he was having a dispute with a man who said he needed a ride home. Police said Sisser was asking to be taken home by the driver, but the cab already had another rider. Police said Sisser asked to speak with the driver’s dispatcher. Police said they detected alcohol on Sisser’s breath and Sisser told them he needed a ride home because he was intoxicated. Sisser was released on a promise to appear June 20 in Norwalk Superior Court.

Krizzia G. Jaramillo, 23, of Silk Street, Norwalk, is facing several motor vehicle charges after being stopped at about 9:19 a.m. Tuesday on New Norwalk Road.  Police said Jaramillo was pulled over because her car had an expired registration. Police discovered her driver’s license was suspended and her car was not insured. Police also discovered there was a warrant for her arrest for not appearing May 25 in Norwalk Superior Court to answer to charges issued in March for operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating with a suspended license. Police charged Jaramillo with a second charge of operating an unregistered vehicle, driving without insurance and operating with a suspended license. Jaramillo was released on $1,500 bond and is to appear June 15 in Norwalk Court.

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