Darien home invasion suspects charged with Norwalk burglary
Both suspects had their bonds raised from $250,000 to $300,000, and their cases were transfered to the Part A docket at Stamford Superior Court. Their next court date is March 12.
Police say Jordan broke into an elderly woman's Darien home on Jan. 30, and the homeowner confronted her while she was stealing jewelry. Jordan assaulted the home owner and then was seen getting into a 2002 silver Nissan Maxima that fled from the scene, police said. Jordan and Apuzzo, the driver of the vehicle, were arrested a short distance from the crime scene.
Darien Police informed Norwalk of the arrest, noting that the car fit the description of a vehicle used in a Newtown Avenue home burglary, according to an affidavit.
The Newtown Avenue home had been burglarized on Jan. 29. A neighbor had seen a woman exit a silver car and knock on the door to the home, police nike j fox said. The car then parked on a nearby street.
The witness did not see the couple enter the home, but police nike lanyard later learned that Apuzzo walked from the nearby street to the backdoor of the Newtown Avenue home and gained entry through an unlocked door, court documents show.
Police noted that one of the suspects left prints of their NIKE shoes in the snow, according to police.
During the burglary, $4,183 worth of jewelry was taken as well as a pair of UGG boots and some cash, police said.
After Darien Police arrested Apuzzo and Jordan, Norwalk Detective Shannon Sherry interviewed Jordan, who admitted to participating in the Newtown Avenue burglary and hinted that the couple had previously burglarized homes in Norwalk, court documents show.
Norwalk Police executed a search warrant at the Hamden residence where the couple resided on Jan. 31 and recovered the jewelry and UGG boots taken in nike watch the Newtown Avenue home burglary, police said. Police also found a safe in Apuzzo's room and obtained and executed a search warrant for the safe on Feb. 3.
In the safe, police found more jewelry as well as anabolic steroids, various prescription pills, five bottles of testosterone and 13 syringes, according to the affidavit.