Police: Arrest made in theft of hairless cat, designer bags from Shelton hotel room

The man from Bridgeport was charged with burglary, larceny and other charges connected to the hairless cat stolen from a Shelton hotel room.

Feb 1, 2023, 6:27 PM

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Zyair Lopez, 20, of Bridgeport was charged with burglary, larceny and other charges.
A Bridgeport man was arrested in the theft of a hairless cat and designer bags from a hotel room in Shelton, and police say more arrests are expected.
Zyair Lopez, 20, of Bridgeport was charged with burglary, larceny and other charges.
Lopez was released on a $10,000 bond and given a court date of Feb. 28 at Derby Court.
Shelton police say his arrest stems from a burglary complaint at a hotel room on Jan. 22, where several items were reported stolen - including the victim’s hairless cat Princess and two designer bags. In all, the items totaled $8,500.
Police obtained and executed a search warrant during this investigation.
Items were seized by police, but the cat was not located. Police are still trying to locate the cat.


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