FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield police were called to Home Depot on Tuesday afternoon after store security stopped a woman from leaving the store with stolen items in her bag, police said.
Security told officers that Nanette Feliciano, 36, of Bridgeport, had gone into the store with two bags, a large purse and a large black canvas bag, police said. They reported observing her take four LED white-track lights and put them into the black bag, police said.
She then walked past all the registers before security stopped her, police said.
Officers took Feliciano to police headquarters, where she said she had been stealing the lights for a salon owner in Bridgeport, police said. She said she was one of several people getting the LED lights for him to put in his salon, in exchange for $50, police said.
While she was in police custody, officers found heroin, two crack pipes and four hypodermic needles in her possession, as well as the four LED lights.
Feliciano was charged with sixth-degree larceny, possession of a narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a promise to appear and given a court date of Nov. 7.