GPD: Shoplifting Suspect Charged with Drug Possession

On Thursday Greenwich Police plainclothes officers working in the area of Greenwich Avenue spotted suspicious activity at a retail store.

Patrol officers and plainclothes officers were able to detain and positively identify the suspect as Anthony N Smalls, 35, of Bronx, NY.

Police say their investigation revealed that the suspect stole $2,435 worth of merchandise.

A search incident to arrest revealed Mr. Smalls to be in possession of a crystalized rock-like substance, presumptively crack cocaine.

He was charged with Disobeying Signal of Officer, Possession of Controlled Substance, Larceny 4, and Interfering with an Officer/Resisting.

His bond was set at $5,000 which he was unable to post.

He has a date in Stamford Superior Court on Dec 15, 2023.