Shelton man charged in connection with stolen GPS units

A traffic stop on Halloween lead to an arrest of a Shelton man.

According to police, an officer on patrol pulled over a vehicle at 555 Bridgeport Ave. on Thursday afternoon.

The officer allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, and found two cans of beer.

On further investigation, the officer allegedly found a marijuana pipe, four GPS units, iPhone, a window-punch tool, and various consumer credit and gift cards that had different names on them.

Reports said the GPS units were allegedly stolen from several vehicles.


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Kyle Eckweiler, 20, of Shelton, was charged with fourth-degree larceny, possession of burglary tools, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of alcohol by a minor and failure to wear a seatbelt.

Bond was $10,000.