Brooklyn Man’s Arrest Stems from Aug 2019 “Mail Fishing” Expedition

On May 6 a Brooklyn man turned himself in at Greenwich Police headquarters on an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear 2. His bond was set at $50,000 and he was assigned a court appearance the same day in Bridgeport.

Police say Jordan Shemar Alfred, 22, of Brooklyn was originally arrested last August for “mail fishing” from a blue USPS mailbox on West Putnam Ave.

On Aug 19, Greenwich Police stopped a red Honda Civic with New Jersey plates on Field Point Rd and Brookside Drive and the smell of marijuana emanated from the vehicle. In plain view within the car items they spotted items known to be used to make a “fishing device.”

Mr. Alfred and other occupants of the car were removed from the Honda, which police searched and located a fishing device in the glove compartment.

A follow up was conducted which revealed the subjects were observed fishing from mailboxes and additional devices were found.

Mr. Alfred was charged at the time with Criminal Attempt/Larceny 6, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 6, Possession of Burglar Tools and Illegal Possession of Marijuana. His bond was originally $5,000.