On Thursday, Aug 24 around 10:00pm, Greenwich Police stopped a car that ran a stop light at the intersection of Arch St and Railroad Ave around 10:00pm. During the stop, police detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the car. Search revealed a small amount of marijuana and associated drug paraphernalia, as well as shoplifting tools used to defeat anti-theft electronic devices and about $8,000 worth of Apple merchandise.
According to Greenwich Police Lt. David Nemecek, the suspects were in possession of a booster bag, which thieves typically use to thwart store security, as well as Apple products within their original packaging, including phones and mice. They were also in possession of a device normally used exclusively by employees to protect inventory.
The driver, Hector Gonzalez, 45, of 9918 Turf Walk in Orlando, FL was charged with Failure to Obey Control Signal, Illegal Possession and Possession of Shoplifting Device. His bond was set at $10,000 and he has a court date in Stamford Superior Court on Sept 8, 2017.
The passenger, Sean K Lynch, 37, of 754 Mace Ave in Bronx, NY was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession and Possession of a Shoplifting Device. His bond was set at $10,000 and he was assigned a court date on Sept 8 in Stamford Superior Court.