Greenwich Police have charged three men for stealing mail.
Around 3:00am on Tuesday a delivery person told police about a gray minivan that appeared to be stopping at mailboxes in the area of 275 Lake Avenue.
Police responded and spotted the the van in the area of 390 Lake Ave.
According to Lt Martin O’Reilly police stopped the van, which had expired New Jersey registration, and in plain view spotted mail and packages with addresses on Lake Ave.
Christopher Fermaint, 25, of the Bronx, was charged with Driving an Unregistered Vehicle, Driving without a License, Failure to Insure Vehicle, Criminal Trespass 3, Larceny 6 and Conspiracy. His bond was set at $10,000.
Jonathan Rivera, 31, also of the Bronx, was charged with Criminal Trespass 3, Larceny 6 and Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 6. His bond was also set at $10,000.
Gabriel George, 26, of New York, NY was charged with Criminal Trespass 3, Larceny 6 and Conspiracy. His bond was set at $10,000.
All three share a date in Stamford Superior Court on May 11, 2022.
Lt O’Reilly said theft of mail has been a problem lately, not only in Greenwich, but across Westchester and Fairfield County.
He advises residents not to put the flag up on their mailboxes to signal outgoing mail.
“Bring all your outgoing mail to the post office,” he said. “And get it out of your mailbox as soon as possible after it is delivered.”