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

Diana L. Eldredge, led police on a pursuit after allegedly shoplifting at Kohls in Fairfield.

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.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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