FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A Fairfield woman was accused of stealing items from cars in two Fairfield parking lots over the weekend, according to police reports.
Witnesses told police that they saw a woman entering unlocked cars at Tomato and Basil on Black Rock Turnpike and at Super Stop & Shop on Villa Avenue, police say. They also described a vehicle the suspect used to leave Tomato and Basil and which officers stopped nearby, according to the report.
Dena Bonaventura, 32, of Knapps Highway was driving the car at the time, police say. Inside officers found a pair of sunglasses, a stereo face plate, two cell phone chargers, a wallet, a GPS, two jewelry boxes and assorted CDs that had been reported stolen from cars at the two parking lots, according to police reports. A large knife was also under the driver’s seat, police say.
Bonaventura was charged with three counts of third-degree burglary, a felony, two counts of sixth-degree larceny, and one count each of fifth-degree larceny and possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, all misdemeanors. Her bond was set at a total of $15,000, and she is due in court on Jan. 28.