A 33-year-old Ridgefield woman wanted in a fatal 2013 hit-and-run accident has been arrested after police say she was caught shoplifting.
Police took Sarah Allen into custody at the Danbury Fair Mall Saturday and were processing a shoplifting complaint when they discovered the warrant from the November 2013 accident.
Allen was faces numerous charges including second-degree manslaughter with a motor vehicle.
Danbury Police say Allen was travelling southbound on Route 7 when she lost control of her vehicle and rolled it. Allen's passenger, Joseph Sherman, was ejected from the vehicle and died of his injuries. She had to be extricated from her vehicle. The other charges are reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, failure to drive right, and operation of a motor vehicle out of class.
Allen is being held on $50,000 bond for the 2013 charges, and $1,000 bond for the 6th degree larceny charge. She will be back in Danbury Superior Court on July 21st to answer the charges in both cases.