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Man Charged With Shoplifting From Fairfield Home Depot

Fairfield police arrested a Bridgeport man Wednesday, June 18, in connection with three shoplifting incidents at the Home Depot in November.
Fairfield police arrested a Bridgeport man Wednesday, June 18, in connection with three shoplifting incidents at the Home Depot in November. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith, file photo

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- After receiving a tip, Fairfield police arrested a Bridgeport man early Wednesday morning, June 18, in connection with three shoplifting incidents at the Home Depot in November.

Police report that Jesus Ortiz, 22 of Bridgeport, was found at a house in Bridgeport at 2:30 a.m. and was arrested on a warrant for sixth-degree larceny.

On Nov. 1, 2013, Ortiz allegedly had been identified on store security videos going into the store three times that day filling a shopping cart and leaving without making any attempts to pay.

Loss prevention agents stopped Ortiz the third time he was leaving the store.

Ortiz was charged with sixth-degree larceny and released on a $1,000 bond with a court date of Monday, June 30.

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