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Store Owner Charged with Taking Stolen Goods

Danbury Police charged one city man with taking stolen jewelry, and a second man with possession of narcotics Wednesday.

The operator of CT Gold Bullion on South Street, was charged Wednesday on a Danbury Superior Court warrant for taking several thousand dollars worth of stolen jewelry. In all, police said they recovered $10,000 worth of stolen jewelry from the shop. Police said the operator, Jeffrey J. Casey, 49, Milltown Road, New Fairfield, was charged with first-degree larcney, failure to keep records/documents and failure to keep statements of transactions. He is scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on Dec. 18. He was released on a $25,000 bond. Police said some of the jewelry came from a Ridgefield burglary, and several teenagers were arrested by Ridgefield police for that burglary.

In an unrelated case, members of the Community Conditions Unit in the parking lot at Danbury Square Mall at about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday saw a car speed through the lot fast. Police stopped the vehicle, and charged the driver, Catherine Evans, 51, Ledgemere Drive, Danbury, with reckless driving. She was released on a $1,000 bond. Her passenger, Gregory Davis, 56, Midfield Road, Danbury, was charged on an outstanding warrant with failure to respond to an infraction. The investigation revealed he was holding a small clear plastic bag with a small white rock in it. It tested positive for cocaine. Davis was then charged with possession of narcotics and possession of crack cocaine. He was held on a $10,000 bond for an appearance in Danbury Superior Court on Dec. 6.

This information was provided by the Danbury Police Department. A person charged with a crime is innocent until having been convicted in court.

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