NCPD

Disorderly, Interfering with Emergency Call Charges for New Canaan Man, 28

Police last week arrested a 28-year-old West Road man and charged him with disorderly conduct and interfering with an emergency call. At about 8:50 a.m. on April 12, officers were dispatched to the man’s home on a report of a dispute, police said. There, officers established probable cause to bring the two misdemeanor charges. The man was transported to police headquarters for processing and remained in custody through the weekend for an arraignment Monday, police said. Police withheld details of the arrest, saying it’s a domestic matter.

Breach of Peace Charge for 19-Year-Old Man

Police last week arrested a 19-year-old Norwalk man and charged him with second-degree breach of peace. At about 7:37 p.m. on April 2 (a Tuesday), officers responded to 228 Elm St. to investigate a harassment complaint that involved the arrested man and a victim, according to a police report. Through an investigation, probable cause was established to bring the misdemeanor charge, the report said. Under state law, a person is guilty of second-degree breach of peace if he or she “with intent to cause inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof, such person: (1) Engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior in a public place; or (2) assaults or strikes another; or (3) threatens to commit any crime against another person or such other person’s property; or (4) publicly exhibits, distributes, posts up or advertises any offensive, indecent or abusive matter concerning any person; or (5) in a public place, uses abusive or obscene language or makes an obscene gesture,” among other reasons.

DUI Charge for 65-Year-Old Man

Police late Saturday arrested a 65-year-old South Salem, N.Y. man and charged him with driving under the influence. At about 11:58 p.m. on April 6, an officer on patrol saw a vehicle traveling north on Route 123 cross the double-yellow centerline several times, according to a police report. The officer conducted a stop near the Michigan Road intersection and noticed signs of impairment from alcohol in the driver, the report said. After conducting field sobriety tests, the officer brought the misdemeanor charge, it said. Back at police headquarters for processing, the man supplied two breath samples that established his blood-alcohol level at .1772 and .1619, more than twice the legal limit.

Larceny Charges for 26-Year-Old Man

Police last week arrested a 26-year-old Middletown man by warrant and charged him with two counts of sixth-degree larceny. The charges stem from an investigation following a theft that was reported to police in January. It isn’t clear what he’s accused of stealing. The man has an extensive arrest record, with active cases that include the following charges (as well as several motor vehicle-related charges):

Fifth-degree and sixth-degree larceny (Glastonbury Police, arrested February 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (Glastonbury Police, February 2023)
Two counts of sixth-degree larceny (Greenwich Police, January 2024)
Two counts of sixth-degree larceny (Connecticut State Police, March 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (Plainville Police, March 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (Newington Police, March 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (Montville Police, March 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (East Hampton Police, March 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (Ledyard Police, March 2024)
Third-degree larceny (Farmington Police, March 2024)
Sixth-degree larceny (Simsbury Police, March 2024)

New Canaan Police processed him in the Stamford Superior Court jailing area, and he remained in custody of the marshals. He was released on $51,000 bond and scheduled to appear March 28 in state Superior Court.

Forgery Charge for Man, 37

Police on Saturday arrested a 37-year-old Waterbury man and charged him with third-degree forgery and a number of motor vehicle-related violations. At about 4:52 p.m. on March 30, an officer on patrol spotted a car on South Avenue with temporary license plates that did not belong to the vehicle, according to a police report. During a subsequent stop, the officer identified the driver and established probable cause for the misdemeanor forgery charge. Under state law, a person is guilty of third-degree forgery if he or she “with intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he falsely makes, completes or alters a written instrument, or issues or possesses any written instrument which he knows to be forged.”

The man also was cited for operating an unregistered motor vehicle, illegal operation of a motor vehicle without minimum insurance, driving without a license and falsifying a license. He was released after promising to appear April 12 in state Superior Court.