Stratford police arrested a Shelton man after they reportedly found stolen baby formula and suspected drug paraphernalia in his jacket pockets, according to a police report.
Police were called to the Walmart on Barnum Avenue Cut-Off at 8:52 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, on a report that a man concealed baby formula in his pockets and then walked out the front doors of the store without paying for the items, the report said.
The suspect, Randolph Pasnick, 32, of Shelton, was searched and allegedly found to have $47.91 worth of baby formula in his jacket pockets, police said.
A glass pipe with burnt ends and copper mesh material at one end was also allegedly found in Pasnick's pockets, the report said. Police said they recognized the pipe as a device used for smoking crack cocaine.
Pasnick was charged with sixth-degree larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was transported to police headquarters, where he was unable to post $2,500 bond.
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