- Thursday, January 23, 2014
State police report that motorist Alvaro Alberto, 22, of New Milford was driving a 2006 Nissan Sentra eastward on Interstate 84 in the area between the Exit 10 off-ramp and on-ramp, when he lost control of the auto on the icy pavement, spun out, and then struck the median guardrail.
Alberto was not injured. Enforcement information was not available.
- Thursday, January 16, 2014
Police report an incident at Shelton House, a large vacant building at the town-owned Fairfield Hills campus, at about 2:30 pm on January 12.
Police said they received a report that some people had illegally entered Shelton House, which is adjacent to the Newtown Municipal Center. Police said they went to Shelton House and found three people in the area, two of whom had illegally entered the building through an unsecured window.
- Thursday, December 5, 2013
Police said that they responded to a report of a minor one-vehicle accident having occurred at 4 Riverside Road about 2:05 am on November 30.
Police said that after investigating, they charged motorist Megan Machado, 28, of West Haven with driving under the influence and with making a restricted turn.
Following processing, Machado was released on $100 bail for a December 17 court appearance.
- Thursday, November 14, 2013
Police report that at about 4:30 pm on November 6, they stopped motorist William Falbo, 29, of 13 Bishop Circle near the intersection of Pole Bridge Road and Jeremiah Road for having been speeding on Berkshire Road.
After investigating, police charged Falbo with speeding, making an improper turn, illegal possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics not in their original prescription container, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Thursday, November 7, 2013
Police said that on the evening of October 27, they responded to a report that a motorist was driving erratically on Berkshire Road, so they went to the area to seek the driver.
Police said they located the driver on Toddy Hill Road and stopped him to investigate. Police said they then charged motorist Timothy McColgan, 47, of Bloomington, N.Y., with driving under the influence.
McColgan was released on $100 bail for a November 12 court appearance.
- Thursday, October 31, 2013
Police said they went to Oakview Road, near Newtown High School, about 1:45 pm on October 23 after receiving a report about a ground fire in the area.
Police said they charged each of two youths under age 18 with reckless burning, and additionally charged one of the two youths with illegal possession of alcohol by a minor.
- Thursday, October 24, 2013
Police said that at about 1:35 am on October 11, they received a report that an erratically driven vehicle may have been involved in an accident on Appleblossom Lane, so they went to that area to investigate. Appleblossom Lane is a side street off South Main Street.
- Thursday, October 10, 2013
Sugar Street DUI
Police said that at about 10:43 pm on October 2, they stopped motorist Dana Bennett, 68, of Monroe to investigate on Sugar Street, near its intersection with Key Rock Road.
Police said that they then charged Bennett with driving under the influence and with failure to drive to the right. Bennett was held on $500 bail for an arraignment on October 3 in Danbury Superior Court, police said.
- Thursday, September 26, 2013
Police report that after learning that they held a warrant for his arrest, Thomas Santaniello, 20, of 2 Fox Hollow Lane, went to the police station about 6 pm on September 19 and was charged with four offenses in connection with a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Sandy Hook on the night of December 13, 2012.
- Friday, September 20, 2013
Police said they responded to a report of an auto having driven off the roadway near 51 Berkshire Road at about 11:46 pm on September 12.
Police said their investigation determined that motorist Oskar Dean, 22, of 14 Osborn Hill Road, who was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus station wagon eastward, lost control of the auto, resulting in it traveling off the westbound road shoulder.