On 7/29/11 at 2:30 p.m., Diana L. Eldredge, 11/24/1968, white female, of 106 Harborview Avenue Bridgeport, CT was arrested for
Larceny 5th degree, Interfering with an Officer,Reckless Driving, Operating motor Vehicle Without a License, Engaging in Pursuit, No Insurance, and Theft of Plate, after she was observed by Kohl’s Department Store Loss prevention, selecting multiple items of men’s wear, take them into the women’s fitting room and leave the fitting room without the items visible. Loss Prevention checked the fitting room and found that the items were not there. Eldredge passed all points of payment and exited the store. She was approached and asked to return to the store and told the police are here, at which time Eldredge replied “I don’t give an ****expletive****” and jumped into her car, almost striking a police vehicle and engaging Sergeant Irizarry in pursuit. The pursuit continued into Bridgeport and onto I95 southbound where Eldredge exited #22 and was stopped and taken into custody on Kinnie Drive in Fairfield.
Eldredge is under investigation for possible thefts on 7/29/11, from Marshall’s Department Store and on 7/23/11 from Kohl’s. She has a history of fifty four prior arrests. She was released from custody at approximately 8:30 pm. Her court date is8/5/11 and bond set at $2,500.