Charges Dropped, New Haven Reporter Resigns

By Andrew Gauthier 


After an appearance in Milford Superior Court Tuesday, Desiree Fontaine announced that she has resigned her on-air position with WTNH, effective immediately.

Fontaine was facing a charge of larceny in the sixth degree following a June 19th arrest for shoplifting at the Sears store in the Connecticut Post Mall.


The charge was dismissed following Fontaine’s performing of community service.

Speaking outside of the court, Fontaine’s attorney Hugh Keefe said “Desiree has resigned her position at Channel 8. More…