Bridgeport man charged in theft of a jackhammer

MONROE, CT — Police arrested a Bridgeport man on a warrant Saturday, charging him in the theft of a $1,549 jackhammer from Monroe Rental in June.

Hector Feliciano, 31, of 1876 Noble Ave., was charged with fourth-degree larceny and released on $2,500 bond for a Dec. 29 court date.

On June 4, Feliciano rented the jackhammer for one day, but the business said he did not return it. When Monroe Rental contacted Feliciano, he told them he wanted to rent the tool for one week, so the contract was changed, according to the report.

The business reported the theft when Feliciano never returned and paid for the tool. Police officers tried to contact him, but could not find him, so they applied for an arrest warrant that was granted by the Superior Court.

On Saturday, Feliciano was in the custody of the Stratford Police Department and Monroe officers were called to pick him up on their warrant.

After a 2-vehicle-crash, an Encore

Monroe Emergency Medical Service personnel evaluated the drivers involved in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Cross Hill Road and Monroe Turnpike Tuesday afternoon, but all declined a trip to the hospital.

At around 12:45 p.m., Monica Dufour, 45, of Page Street in Ansonia, was heading north on Route 111 (Monroe Turnpike) in a Subaru Cross Trek, when she blew through a red light at the intersection with Cross Hill Road, struck a Ford Edge that entered the intersection from Cross Hill, spun out and hit a Buick Encore, whose driver was waiting for the light to change, while stopped on Route 111, according to police.

Dufour was issued an infraction for failure to obey a traffic signal.

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