Employee theft
Milford police arrested a Walmart employee for theft on June 16 after they completed an investigation into multiple fraudulent cell phone transactions that occurred in February and March of this year.
Police accuse Lisamarie Fontanez, 23, of New Haven of conducting several fraudulent transactions resulting in the loss of cell phones from the store valued at $26,397.
Fontanez is charged with first degree larceny. She was released on a promise to appear in court on July 14.
Larceny
Milford police arrested Henry Solis, 45, of the Bronx, N.Y., on a warrant June 16. They accuse Solis of fraudulently using a credit card to purchase $2,276.21 worth of vehicle parts from Acura of Milford.
Solis is charged with third-degree larceny and illegal use of a credit card.
Bond was set at $10,000 for court on July 14.
DUI
Milford police arrested Christopher Viera, 27, of Orange for DUI after an officer observed a vehicle operating erratically being driven by Viera.
After stopping the vehicle, police determined Viera was under the influence of alcohol. Viera refused to perform a Breathalyzer test.
Viera is charged with DUI.
Bond was set at $5,000 for court on July 16.
Burglary
A Bridgeport man broke into Napoli Deli at 982 Bridgeport Avenue June 18 and stole two bottles of soda, police said.
The theft landed David Lopez, 21, of Sylvan Avenue in Bridgeport with charges of burglary, larceny and criminal mischief, and he was held in police custody in lieu of $25,000 bond.
According to a police report, police responded to a burglar alarm June 18 at about 1 a.m. at the deli. They said Lopez admitted to breaking the front door to get inside.
DUI
Milford police arrested Lorilyn Bachman, 45, of Milford for DUI on June 18 after police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Edgefield and Seabreeze avenues.
Police say they determined Bachman was under the influence of alcohol while on the scene. Bachman later provided a Breathalyzer test, which indicated an elevated blood alcohol level.
Bachman is charged with DUI. Bond was set at $500 for court on July 16.
Attempted burglary
Milford police arrested a Bridgeport man for a second time last week, charging him for an attempted burglary after he threw a rock at the window of a downtown business on June 19.
Police say they responded to an alarm at a Bridgeport Avenue business and discovered the attempted burglary. During the investigation, police located David Lopez, 21, of Bridgeport in the Milford Center area and identified him as being responsible for the burglary attempt.
Police say Lopez admitted to breaking the front glass door of the business.
Lopez is accused of a similar incident from the previous day when he broke into Napoli Deli, also on Bridgeport Avenue. In both cases, police say that Lopez claimed to be thirsty.
Lopez is charged with third-degree criminal mischief and criminal attempted burglary.
He was held on a $25,000 bond at the time of his second arrest.
Warrants
Milford police arrested Janell Williams, 29, of Norwalk on June 19 after they stopped a vehicle she was driving.
A computer check showed Williams was operating under license suspension and that there were four active warrants for her arrest in Trumbull, Norwalk and Hamden, accusing her of failing to appear in court.
During her arrest Williams was found in possession of less than half ounce of marijuana.
Williams is charged with driving with a suspended license, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana, and four counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.
She was held on $5,000 bond at the time of her arrest.