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Monroe Police Charge Pair With Shoplifting, Drug Possession

Monroe police have charged two local men with larceny and drug possession after a gas station reported a shoplifting incident on Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Monroe police have charged two local men with larceny and drug possession after a gas station reported a shoplifting incident on Wednesday, Dec. 23. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

MONROE, Conn. – Two Monroe men were charged with larceny and drug possession after they were apprehended in a shoplifting case, according to the Connecticut Post.

Nicholas Ludwig, 20, of Monroe, and Patrick Leite-Jesus, 19, of Shelton, were pulled over on Route 111 on Wednesday, Dec. 23, by a police officer investigating a report of shoplifting at a gas station on Route 34, the Post reported.

A search of Ludwig’s vehicle turned up drugs and a large amount of cash, police told the Post. Both were charged with sixth-degree larceny/shoplifting, drug possession, and possession of drug paraphernalia, and Ludwig was also charged with driving under the influence, the Post reported.

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