Disorderly, Assault Charges for New Canaan Man, 32

Police last week arrested a 32-year-old Michigan Road man and charged him with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. At about 6:31 p.m. on April 20, officers were dispatched to the lobby of police headquarters on a report of a family dispute earlier in the day, authorities said. Following an investigation, police brought the misdemeanor charges. 

It isn’t clear what the dispute involved or where it occurred, how it turned physical, whether or how the man is related to the victim or what was the extent of the victim’s injuries. Police declined to provide details, saying the incident was a domestic matter. Under state law, a person is guilty of disorderly conduct when, with intent to cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or by offensive or disorderly conduct, annoys or interferes with another person, among other reasons.

Bronx Man Arrested After Attempted Fraudulent Purchase of $1,100 iPhone at Elm Street Store

Police on Tuesday night arrested a 65-year-old Bronx, N.Y. man suspected of trying to make fraudulent purchases at an Elm Street store. At about 7:31 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Verizon store, where the man was trying to buy an $1,100 iPhone using another person’s account, according to a police report. The man had in his possession a fraudulent New Jersey driver’s license and a credit card with the same name as that license, the report said. Following an investigation, police charged the man with second-degree forgery, third-degree identity theft, credit card theft and criminal attempt to fourth-degree larceny. He was held on $10,000 bond and scheduled to appear Wednesday in state Superior Court in Norwalk.

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Police Charge New Canaan Woman with History of Theft-Related Arrests

Police last week arrested a 32-year-old New Canaan woman by warrant on two counts of probation violation. She had been charged in January 2016 with first-degree larceny, a felony offense, and third-degree burglary in connection with a residential burglary on Gerdes Road the prior month, records show. The home showed no signs of forced entry, and jewelry and watches had been stolen from it, according to police. In February 2018, Waterbury Police charged her with sixth-degree larceny, a misdemeanor offense to which she pleaded guilty and received probation. In each case, paperless re-arrest warrants had been issued for the woman.

New Canaan Man, 58, Arrested After Dispute in Restaurant Downtown

Police last week arrested a 58-year-old Cheese Spring Road man and charged him with second-degree breach of peace. At about 12:51 p.m. on April 18, officers were dispatched to Press Burger on South Avenue on a report of an active dispute between two customers, according to police. Following an investigation, authorities determined that the local man had been verbally abusive toward another customer, creating a disturbance in the restaurant. 

Under state law, a person is guilty of second-degree breach of peace, a misdemeanor, when he or she “with intent to cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, such person… in a public place, uses abusive or obscene language or makes an obscene gesture.”

Police released the man after he promised to appear May 1 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.