Barbara Quirk, 41, of Fairview Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged April 23 with sixth-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree failure to appear in court and three counts of second-degree failure to appear in court. According to police, officers receive a complaint regarding a shoplifting that occurred at XPect Discount store. An investigation led to the arrest of Quirk, who is accused of taking $73.28 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it and damaging some of the property, police said. A computer check revealed that Quirk had several outstanding warrants for her arrest for failing to appear in court for separate arrests in Milford, Fairfield, Westport and Bridgeport. During those incidents, Quirk was accused of offenses including several larcenies, criminal impersonation, failing to appear in court and violation of probation. She was held on a $24,500 bond.
Antonio Smith, 26, of Green Hill Lane in West Haven, was charged April 24 with violation of a protective order. According to Milford Police, an officer stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation on Boston Post Road. During the stop, the officer found that Smith, a passenger in the car, had an active protective order issued against him by the court prohibiting him from having contact with an acquaintance, who was operating the vehicle, police said. Smith was released on a promise to appear in court the same day.
Alex Russow, 23, of Stone Manor Drive in Milford, was charged April 21 with possession of narcotics, possession drug paraphernalia and operating a vehicle with a suspended license. No other information available at the time of his release, police said. Russow was released on a promise to appear in court May 20.
Raymon Daneault, 59, of Tippy Road in Milford, was charged April 22 with driving under the influence. According to police, officers received a report of a disturbance in the drive-thru lane of Wendy's on Old Gate Lane. An investigation found that a witness observed a vehicle operated by Daneualt struck several curbs and enter the driver thru area. The witness attempted to convince the operator not to operate the vehicle any further, which was unsuccessful, police said. Officers met with Daneualt, who was still in the drive thru lane and found that he was operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol — which resulted in his arrest, police said. Daneualt refrused to perform a breathalyzer. A bond amount of $500 was set and he is scheduled to appear in court May 22.