Police say at around 2:35 a.m., 21-year-old Paul Thompson, 26-year-old Josue Rivera-Suarez and a third unknown man broke into the Pickel Barrel Deli at 1889 Main Street. The men then stole a cash register, valued at about $900 and a $130 case, before leaving the deli in a gray van.
Officers reviewed surveillance footage and Fairfield and Bridgeport officers later found the van. After a brief attempt to flee, Thompson and Rivera-Suarez were taken into custody.
Both men were charged with burglary, larceny, and possession of burglary tools. They were each held on $20,000 bond and will appear in court on September 11th.