The following police reports come from the Middletown Police public information officer. Individuals named here reflect charges filed, never a conviction.
A woman who's been convicted of theft and neglecting her 4-year-old daughter shoplifted nearly $200 worth of merchandise while driving a motorized scooter around a city grocery store, according to Middletown Police.
On Sept. 27 at about 4 p.m., Ivy D. Maroney, 48, of South Main Street was at Stop & Shop on East Main Street when a store employee saw her put several items into reusable shopping bags while riding a motorized scooter, according to the report.
She admitted to police she took the items, valued at $182.04, without purchasing them and left the store.
Maroney was charged with sixth-degree larceny.
In July 2012, Maroney was accused of letting a 4-year-old child live in deplorable conditions, according to a Middletown Press article, which added she is paralyzed from the waist down and uses a wheelchair.
According to the Press, the child was in dirty clothing and was unbathed, while the apartment on East Main Street smelled of rotten food, black mold was found on a mattress and was filled dirty clothes, stained walls and littered cigarette butts. That same year, she was charged after allegedly stealing around $120 in items from Rite Aid and goods from Middlesex Hospital before that, the Press reports.
Her record includes convictions for fourth-degree larceny in 2009 in a Meriden case, failure to appear and first-degree criminal trespass in 2012 in Wallingford case, and a Middletown risk of injury to a child earlier this year, according to the Connecticut Judicial System website.