Greenwich Police Arrest Pair of Alleged Shoplifters Who Fled in a Taxi

On Monday around 5:30am police responded to CVS on West Putnam ave on a reported larceny where suspects attempted to leave the scene in a taxi.

Police say the taxi was located at the intersection of West Putnam Ave and Weaver Street.

On scene investigation revealed stolen merchandise in the possession of Christopher Nichols, 50, of Rye Brook, NY and Jonathan Maldonado, 42 of Ulster Park, NY.

The duo matched the description relayed by dispatch and was confirmed by officers reviewing surveillance footage.

Hichols and Maldonado were taken into custody and charged with Use of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Controlled Substance, Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 6, Larceny 6 and Illegal Possession of a Shoplifting Device.

Neither was able to post their court set $2,500 bond and they were held at GPD headquarters.

Both share a court date in Stamford on Oct 3, 3022.