Woman charged in Darien burglary
Sharon Rotunda, 45, of 1 Elmcrest Terrace, Norwalk, was arrested Aug. 22 on charges of second-degree burglary, fifth-degree burglary and credit card theft following a home burglary in June after police found the missing items near her home.
At approximately 10:15 a.m. June 25, Darien police arrived at a Talmadge Hill Road residence on the report of a burglary, which was believed to have happened the night before while the residents were home, said police. There were no signs of forced entry, police said.
According to the report, Rotunda is accused of stealing an iPad, a Tumi work bag and a Luis Vuitton wallet. A police investigation led Darien detectives to Rotunda's apartment, where she denied having been involved in the burglary, according to the report. However, police found the items taken during the burglary in the area of her apartment, said police.
A further investigation revealed that Rotunda was in the area on the night of the burglary, said police.
Rotunda was arrested by warrant after she turned herself in to police.
She was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 3. Additionally, she was turned over to Stamford police, who also had a warrant for Rotunda on unrelated charges.