Man arrested for allegedly stealing 24 pairs of women's shorts

Milford police took custody of Antwaun Roach, 25, of Bridgeport on a warrant on Sept. 20 after they concluded an investigation into a June 19 complaint of a shoplifting that occurred at the Hollister store located at the CT Post Mall.

Investigation led to an arrest warrant being issued for Roach who is accused of taking 24 pairs of women’s shorts valued at $958 without paying for them.

Police say that a computer check revealed that Roach had six outstanding warrants for his arrest. Roach is accused of failing to appear in court for offenses he committed in Milford, West Haven, Waterford, Meriden and New Haven in 2014. The offenses included larceny, criminal trespass, possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

Roach is charged with fifth-degree larceny, two counts of first-degree failure to appear and four counts of second-degree failure to appear in court. Roach was held on a $103,500 bond at the time of his arrest.