BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police say a woman was caught stealing from Fairfield homes on a Ring home surveillance camera.
According to police, 34-year-old Shavon Littleton, of Hartford was charged on February 9 after a several month investigation led to her arrest. She is scheduled to be arraigned March 6.
Officials say they responded to reports of packages being stolen in the area of Forest Avenue in Fairfield on December 4.
A caller told Fairfield Police that he had just witnessed a black female take packages from the front porch of several houses on the street, and putting them in the backseat of her vehicle before driving away.
The vehicle was described as a small green 4-door vehicle with no hub caps and a dented passenger door.
A request for video was sent to Ring subscribers in the immediate area of Forest Avenue using the Ring Neighbors Portal.
According to police, a Forest Avenue resident shared video footage of a possible suspect in less than 30 minutes.
That resident described the suspect and her vehicle as matching that of the Instacart delivery driver who had delivered groceries to her home just prior to the reported package thefts, police said.
After reviewing surveillance video, officials determined the vehicle was a green Mitsubishi Mirage with a license plate that belonged to a different car.
Police later identified Littleton as the suspect in the thefts.
She was charged with Misuse of Plates, Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Failure to Insure December 14 when officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on her, while she was driving the vehicle in question.
Police found several items in Littleton’s vehicle that were determined to be evidence of and proceeds from package thefts
According to officials, Littleton also admitted to various package thefts in Fairfield during the course of investigation.
She will face a Bridgeport judge on March 6 on the following charges: 1 count of 5th-degree Larceny in and 5 counts of 6th-degree Larceny.