Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
Shelton Daily Voice serves Shelton, CT
Return to your home site


Shelton Daily Voice serves Shelton, CT

Nearby Towns

Police & Fire

Police Charge Moving Company Employee With Stealing Gun From Shelton Home

Anthony David Trotta
Anthony David Trotta Photo Credit: Shelton Police Department

SHELTON, Conn. — A 22-year-old Stratford man who works at a moving company has been charged with stealing a gun from a home in Shelton, police said.

On April 28, the Shelton Police Department arrested Anthony David Trotta and charged him with theft of a firearm and criminal possession of a firearm. 

Officers were notified of the larceny by the resident of a Shelton home who was in the process of moving, police said. 

The resident said that he when went to retrieve his firearm — to personally move it to his new residence — it was gone, police said. 

The resident immediately notified police, who were able to quickly recover the firearm, which was found hidden down the street in the woods, police said. 

Detectives interviewed employees of moving company and determined that Trotta was involved in the theft, police said. 

More arrests are expected in this investigation, police said.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Shelton Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.