Man wanted on 13 warrants caught stealing shrimp from Price Chopper in Bristol | Connecticut News


BRISTOL, CT (WFSB) – A man wanted on a total of 13 warrants from Bristol police was arrested after they caught him in the act of stealing from a grocery store.

Edgardo Lugo-Serrano, 39, is accused of committing a number of larcenies at a Price Chopper in the city.

According to police, Lugo-Serrano would walk into the store on Farmington Avenue, load a reusable bag with meat and/or seafood, then leave without paying.

Officers and store employees started to watch for the suspect inside and outside of the store.

Wednesday just after 7:45 a.m., police said they caught Lugo-Serrano in the act of stealing frozen shrimp.

They said he was uncooperative and led them on a foot chase into the parking lot.

He was taken to a hospital for medical care, where police said he slipped his cuffs on a hospital bed and tried to flee again.

However, officers caught him.

Police said they held Lugo-Serrano for the now 14 arrests, which consisted of multiple larcenies, trespassing and failure to appear in court for previous arrests.

Lugo-Serrano was charged with escape from custody, interfering with police, second-degree breach of peace, first-degree criminal trespass, and sixth-degree larceny.

He was held on a $300,000 bond.

The bonds from the other cases totaled $60,000.

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