- Thursday, March 12, 2015
Police report they arrested Franklin Reyes, 25, of Danbury on a warrant on the morning of March 8, lodging charges of second-degree identity theft and second-degree larceny.
The charges stem from a 2014 incident in which Reyes allegedly fraudulently used the personal information of a Newtown resident to obtain a store credit card at an area furniture store, police said. About $3,000 worth of goods were then fraudulently billed to the victim of the crime, police said.
- Thursday, January 22, 2015
State police report that at about 3:35 am on January 18, they spotted motorist Melissa Toon, 35, of New Haven driving on eastbound Interstate 84, near the Exit 9 interchange, but failing to stay in her travel lane, so they stopped her to investigate.
State police said they arrested Toon on charges of driving under the influence, failure to drive in the proper lane, and two vehicular-document charges.
- Thursday, January 15, 2015
Sugar Street Crash
Police report that motorist Angela Evertez, 40, of 47 Poverty Hollow Road was driving a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV westward on Sugar Street, near its intersection with Head O’ Meadow Road, about 2:11 pm on January 3, as motorist Maura Curry, 57, of Redding was driving a 2012 Jeep Wrangler SUV eastward there.
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
State police report that at about 1:37 am on October 21, they stopped motorist Jose Torres, 24, of Danbury on westbound Interstate 84, east of Exit 9, to investigate.
State police said they charged Torres with driving under the influence, failure to drive in the proper lane, and driving without a license.
After processing, state police released Torres on $500 bail for a November 6 court appearance.
- Thursday, October 23, 2014
Taunton Hill DUI
Motorist Connor Pineau, 21, of 47 Waterview Drive was driving a 2007 Jeep Wrangler SUV near 133 Taunton Hill Road about 10:15 pm on October 19, when the Jeep went off the road and struck a utility pole, resulting in utility lines dropping, police report.
Pineau was not injured. Police said they charged Pineau with driving under the influence and with making a restricted turn. Pineau was released on $200 bail for a November 4 court appearance, police said.
- Thursday, October 16, 2014
Newtown Police responded to a Huntington Road location on October 1 at about 7:50 pm after receiving a report of a physical altercation. Upon arrival, police say they arrested a juvenile for disorderly conduct. The individual was subsequently released to a parent with a juvenile court date of October 20.
- Thursday, October 2, 2014
Police report that a house in the vicinity of Oak Trail/Laurel Trail in the Riverside section of Sandy Hook was burglarized sometime on September 28, or during the first half of September 29.
According to police, a white male who has a scruffy beard drove to the residence in a white work van and then allegedly forced his way into the house.
- Thursday, September 18, 2014
Police received a complaint about noon on September 15 in which a female told them that she was running on Dinglebrook Lane that day, near the Brookfield town line, when a passing southbound male motorcyclist made intentional physical contact with her using his hand. The female was not injured, police said.
Police are investigating and ask anyone with knowledge of the incident to contact them at the police station at 203-426-5841.
- Thursday, August 28, 2014
Lexus vs Cadillac
State police report a two-vehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 84, almost one mile west of Exit 9, at about 4:20 pm on August 19.
The accident involved motorist Mourad Fahmi, 58, of East Lyme, who was driving 2007 Lexus RX-350 SUV, and motorist Jonathan Levitan, 43, of Woodbury, who
was driving a 2008 Cadillac STS sedan, state police said.
There were no injuries. Fahmi received a written warning for making an unsafe lane change, state police said.
South Main Crash
- Thursday, July 31, 2014
Traffic Signal Accident
A two-vehicle accident occurred at the four-way traffic signal that controls traffic flow at the intersection of Queen Street and the commercial driveways at 5 and 6 Queen Street at about 12:39 pm on July 22.
The collision involved motorist Louis Fico, 83, of 17 Bonnie Brae Drive, who was driving a 2005 Honda Accord sedan, and motorist Adam Schankman, 22, of 53 Mt Nebo Road, who was driving a 2001 Audi A-6 sedan, according to police.