Police: Man tries to steal from transfer station; resident arrested for drugs, weapons

The following is a log of recent Trumbull Police arrests:

Burglar’s tools

A local man was arrested last Thursday night for allegedly trying to steal from Trumbull’s Transfer Station on Spring Hill Road.

Kendrick Jackson, 45, who lives nearby the station at 161 Spring Hill Road, was found hiding near the compost area, with items police said were burglary tools. He allegedly had several tools and work gloves with him. Police said Jackson was trying to steal the copper inside old air-conditioning units, in order to sell it. This is a growing trend, police said.

A Monroe K-9 unit helped police locate the suspect, who police said was hiding from them.

He was charged with possession of burglary tools, criminal trespass in the second degree and criminal attempt at sixth-degree larceny.

His bond was set at $15,000 and he will appear in court July 17.

Weapons, pot

A Trumbull man was arrested for intent to sell marijuana and allegedly having weapons in his car.

Police arrested Tyler Paolini, 20, of Inwood Road, in Trumbull Center July 14.

Once his car was stopped, police said they smelled marijuana and found a baseball bat in the car. When they asked Paolini if he had other weapons, he admitted to also having a knife.

In the trunk, police said they found multiple small bags of marijuana. Paolini was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and weapons in a motor vehicle.

His bond was set at $1,000 and he is set to appear in court July 28.


A woman police said attempted to steal items from Kohl’s was also found in possession of crack cocaine.

Christina Ryan, 36, of Plantsville, was arrested Monday evening and charged with possession of narcotics, drug paraphernalia, for allegedly having a pipe, and sixth-degree larceny.

She is set to appear in court July 22