On 8-16-22 just after midnight, Shelton Police were called to the area of Coram Ave
and Hill St on a report of young males attempting to break into vehicles. The males were
in a Hyundai that was reported stolen out of another town. It was then relayed that a
vehicle was stolen from Shelton.
Police located the suspected stolen vehicle out of Shelton driving on the Derby/Shelton

Bridge. Police conducted a motor vehicle stop and arrested a 16 year old juvenile from
Ansonia. The juvenile was charged with Larceny 1 st Degree, Burglary 3 rd Degree,
Criminal Trover 1 st Degree, and Operating a MV without a License. The juvenile stated
that he was following a trend on TikTok regarding stealing Hyundai and Kia vehicles.
Since August 13 th there have been 6 reported stolen vehicles in Shelton. 5 are Hyundai
vehicles and 1 was a Kia vehicle.

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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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