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Police: Caterer Stole $30,000 Watch During Party At Westport Home

Jonathan Farkas of 247 Flax Hill Road, Norwalk, is charged with taking a $30,000 Rolex watch from a second floor bedroom during a party at a Maple Avenue North residence, police said.
Jonathan Farkas of 247 Flax Hill Road, Norwalk, is charged with taking a $30,000 Rolex watch from a second floor bedroom during a party at a Maple Avenue North residence, police said. Photo Credit: Westport Police

WESTPORT, Conn. — An independent contractor working for a caterer left a Westport party with more than just a paycheck, police said.

Jonathan Farkas, 35, of 247 Flax Hill Road, Norwalk, is charged with taking a $30,000 Rolex watch from a second floor bedroom during a party at a Maple Avenue North residence, police said.

The resident reported the theft on July 23, police said. Farkas turned himself in to police on Aug. 11 after learning there was a warrant for his arrest, police said.

Farkas confessed to the theft, and officers were able to recover the stolen watch, police said.

He was charged with first-degree larceny. He was unable to post his $30,000 bond and was issued a court date of Aug. 20, police said.

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