WILTON, CT — Stolen catalytic converters and a DUI had been among the many incidents investigated by the Wilton Police Division final week.
Earthscapes Panorama Administration at 743 Danbury Highway referred to as the police round 7:20 a.m. on Could 9, complaining of stolen catalytic converters. Officers found that two catalytic converters had been stolen from a 2022 Isuzu industrial truck whereas the truck was parked in rather a lot.
Catalytic converters, present in a car’s exhaust system, include platinum, palladium and rhodium. The value of those metals on the scrap market has risen sharply previously few years, and the WPD estimated the worth of the stolen elements to be roughly $5,000.
Investigators have decided the theft occurred between round 4 p.m. on Could 6 and seven:00 within the morning on Could 9.
The Wilton Police Division is urging anybody with extra data to contact Officer Gelineau at 203-834-6260, and reference case #22-4579.
On Could 9, Kelly Velez, 29, of Dupont Place in Bridgeport, turned herself in at Wilton Police Headquarters on a warrant for second-degree failure to seem. Velez had skipped out on an earlier Stamford Courtroom look stemming from motorcar prices, in keeping with police. She was then rescheduled to seem in courtroom on Could 20, after paying 10 % of the $2,500 bond.
Shortly after midday on Could 14, police responded to a grievance a couple of man parked at 379 Danbury Highway. Officers discovered William Rafter, 54, of Outdated Danbury Highway in Wilton, whom they stated was drunk, and took him into custody.
Raftery refused a breath check, and was charged with DUI. He was launched after posting 10 % of his $250 bond and is scheduled to seem at Stamford Superior Courtroom on Could 26.