Ridgefield police arrest man for stealing from CVS

A Brookyln, N.Y. man was arrested for stealing from the CVS on Branchville Road around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Ridgefield police said Namor Clarke, 27, stole $3,554 in merchandise from the store at 4:07.

Clarke set off an alarm and was seen leaving the store with two bags of merchandise that he had not purchased, according to a report.

“The male left in a vehicle that was later located in the CVS parking lot on Main St. Clarke was attempting to take merchandise from the Main Street store when he saw officers in the parking lot and left the merchandise in the store,” Ridgefield police said in a release.

After reviewing video surveillance and witness statements, multiple Ridgefield detectives determined that Clarke was the individual involved in the larceny at CVS in Branchville.

Police Capt. Shawn Platt said that the property from the Branchville CVS was recovered from Clarke’s car.

Clarke is scheduled to appear in Danbury Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 3.