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Woman Charged With Stealing Paper in Westport

WESTPORT, Conn. — A 65-year-old Easton woman faces theft and trespassing charges in Westport after she was pulled over by police in Fairfield on Saturday morning, police said.

Sheila Lynch was turned over to Westport police after a computer search of her name revealed there was a warrant out for her arrest. Police said the warrant stems from a May 28 incident in which she reportedly stole two packages of paper, valued at $20, from 278 Post Road E. Lynch was reportedly not welcome at the property and had been previously warned not to return there, police said.

Lynch was charged with first-degree criminal trespass and sixth-degree larceny. She was released after posting $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court July 19.

Also from the police blotter :

? Bridgeport resident Robert Hewitt was arrested in Westport on Friday afternoon after a disturbance was reported at Fresh Market on Post Road East. Police said Hewitt, 19, and a minor confronted someone they knew in the store. Hewitt and the minor reportedly threatened the person and tried jumping over a counter during the incident. Hewitt and the minor left before police arrived, but a description of the car they were in was provided. The car was stopped a short time later, and Hewitt and the minor were charged with breach of peace and released on promises to appear in court July 18.

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