A Connecticut town official accused of shoplifting has applied for a program that would remove the arrest from his record.
The Greenwich Time reports Greenwich Selectman Drew Marzullo applied Tuesday for the state's accelerated rehabilitation program. The program is a special form of probation that will allow Marzullo to avoid jail and have his record wiped clean if he successfully completes the program.
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Marzullo was charged with larceny. Police say he stole $486 in merchandise from a Sketchers shoe store and $184 in merchandise from clothing store J. Crew at a Clinton outlet mall.
Marzullo's lawyer says he has no prior record.
A judge will make a decision next month.
Marzullo has served as a selectman since 2009. The Democrat is seeking his fifth term in the November election.
Information from: Greenwich Time, http://www.greenwichtime.com