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ID, Credit Card Theft Charges Against Town Man

A roundup of recent Greenwich Police arrests.

 

A 40-year-old Greenwich man has been arrested on charges he stole a credit card from an elderly family member and used it a dozen times to make purchases.

Gregory J. Sroka, 40, of 116 Halstead Ave., Greenwich, was arrested Feb. 11 after police obtained an arrest warrant for the thefts that were reported Jan. 18.

According to police, Sroka was charged with 12 counts each of illegal  use of a credit car and receiving goods/services obtained illegally, and one count each of fourth-degree larceny, third-degree ID theft, criminal impersonation and credit card theft.

Sroka posted a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Feb. 18 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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A 26-year-old Stanwich Road resident was arrested on a drunk driving charge after police said they saw her cross a double yellow line, swerve back into the lane of traffic and hit the curb several times.

Michala Jajcayova, of 224 Stanwich Rd., Greenwich, was arrested about 2:30 a.m. Feb. 3 on East Putnam Avenue near Orchard Street in Cos Cob. She is accused having slurred speech and an odor of alcohol. She also was charged with failure to maintain lane.

Jajcayova was released after posting a $260 bond and was scheduled to appear Feb. 11 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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A Port Chester, NY resident, was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge after Greenwich Police say they saw him stop hard at the exit 2 ramp of I-95 and then stop at an empty crosswalk on Frontage Road.

According to the police report, Samuel H. Hernandez, 34, of 27 Central Ave., Port Chester, had an odor of alcohol and failed field sobriety tests, at about 2:30 a.m. Feb. 4. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and operating under suspension. According to the report, his license was suspended because of pending driving while intoxicated case in Connecticut. Those details were not provided by police.

Hernandez posted a $250 bond. His court date was immediately available.

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A woman who reportedly tried to force her way into a neighbor's apartment was arrested on a breach of peace charge, according to police.

According to a report, Elda I. Schupp, 59, of 71 Vinci Dr., Greenwich, was charged just before 7 p.m., Feb. 5. She is accused of trying to enter the apartment and a pushing match enused with the residents. She was charged with second-degree breach of peace.

Schupp was released on a written promise to appear Feb. 18 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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A 23-year-old Riverside man who Greenwich Police said was verbally abusive to his parents was arrested on second-degree breach of peace charge.

According to a police report, Daniel J. Fuscaldo, 23, of 27 Cary Rd., was arrested at 10:40 p.m. Feb. 7 after he was found to be "acting in a tumultous and threatening manner beside his disabled car on East Elm Street." He reportedly was verbally abusive and offensive to his parents who came to the scene, and repeatedly ignored an officer's order not to walk in the road, according to the report.

Fuscaldo was held in lieu of $1,000 bond and scheduled to appear Feb. 15 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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