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Man Charged in Theft of Darien Bread Racks

DARIEN, Conn. — A Stamford man has been charged in the theft of two bread racks worth $479 each from Darien's Stop & Shop supermarket, Darien police Capt. Fred Komm said.

William Mimms, 52, of Stamford, was arrested at a Norwalk scrapyard after one of the racks had been sold there for $40, Komm said.

Police arrested Mimms as he was collecting his money, Komm said.

Mimms also tried to sell one of the racks to a scrapyard in Stamford, Komm said.

The first rack was taken from the loading dock at Stop & Shop, 25 Old Kings Highway North , between March 28 and 29 and second went missing between April 4 and 5, Komm said.

Mimms "acknowledged that he was responsible for both thefts," Komm said in an email. Mimms was arrested April 23 and has been charged with two counts of larceny in the sixth degree, Komm said.

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