Milford man accused of swiping wipes, biting shop employee

BRIDGEPORT — A Milford man changed into in custody after police referred to he allegedly stole numerous bottles of sanitizing wipes from a Stratford grocery store and bit a keep worker right through a combat within the parking zone.

Nicholas Goerig, forty one, of Summit Avenue, Milford, turned into charged Monday with third-degree theft, third-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, breach of peace and sixth-diploma larceny.

“This become more than your average shoplifting case, he bit a keep employee,” Senior Assistant State’s attorney Nicholas Bove said during Goerig’s arraignment hearing Tuesday afternoon as Goerig watched on video from his mobilephone in the courthouse lockup.

“This might have been lots greater severe,” superior court docket judge Peter McShane agreed.

He ordered Goerig held in lieu of $50,000 bond and continued the case to March 23.

Stratford police said presently after four:30 p.m. Monday, officers had been called to the C-city grocery store on Boston Avenue for a theft grievance.

Police talked about a save employee advised them he had attempted to stop a man later recognized as Goerig who had left the shop with nine bottles of Clorox disinfecting wipes, valued at $32, with out buying them.

both men bought right into a fight as Goerig attempted to force away in a Buick sedan, police endured. during the combat, Goerig allegedly bit the employee on the hand as the worker attempted to pull the keys from the automobile’s ignition, police noted.

Police observed Goerig become stopped by police a brief distance away. They noted he denied stealing the wipes and contended he had picked them up whereas searching in the keep when he noticed a large crowd gathered around his vehicle within the parking zone.

Police noted Goerig informed them he ran backyard, forgetting to pay for the wipes, to see what the ruckus changed into about, meaning to return later to pay for the wipes.

Police stated the keep’s video surveillance supported the worker’s claims.