The Fairfield Police Department reports the following incidents logged into dispatch:
11:04 a.m. – Officers are investigating a burglary at the Northbay Apartments on East Pierce Avenue.
11:08 a.m. – A citizen advised of fraud at True Value on Burlington Avenue.
11:37 a.m. – Megan Ethier was arrested on a warrant for fifth-degree theft.
1:17 p.m. – Fairfield Castings on West Depot Avenue advised of a fake email scam.
3:21 p.m. – Winfrey Storage on Grimes Avenue advised that someone broke into a unit.
7:09 p.m. – The manager at Super 8 on Burlington Avenue reported a weird smell emanated from one of the rooms. Officers arrived to find an occupant using a tea tree oil treatment for her son. Initially, it was believed that the treatment set off the fire alarm, but it was later discovered that the alarm was going off in the motel’s laundry room. The manager wanted the occupant to leave the property. Officers stood by to keep the peace. The manager later called police dispatch and said she wanted to charge the occupant for smoke damage. Both parties were advised that the matter would be a civil issue.
11:28 p.m. – Winfrey Storage on Grimes Avenue advised that while they were cleaning out a storage unit, that two occupants in a dark gray Dodge Dakota with a red stripe, drove slowly through the area. The caller said once they saw him, they took off at a high rate of speed on Grimes Avenue.
12:04 a.m. – A caller advised that a suspicious early 2000s copper colored Jeep Grand Cherokee keeps driving up the alley on West Adams Street. The caller said the vehicle drove up the alley with no lights. It speeds up and then slows down as if the occupants are looking for something. The vehicle headed west bound down the alley.