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Police Reports for the week of 3/1/13 - 3/7/13

Intersection Accident

Police report a two-vehicle accident involving a coupe and a truck at the intersection of Mile Hill Road and South Main Street about 11 am on March 2.

The collision involved a 2006 Hyundai Tiburon coupe driven by Jillian Laub, 25, of 24 The Boulevard and a 1998 Freightliner truck driven by Wagner Motta, 56, of Bridgeport, police said.

There were no injuries. Police said they issued Laub an infraction for failure to carry a driver’s license and for a travel lane violation.

 

SUV Vs SUV

At about 6:10 pm on March 1, motorist Elizabeth Marte, 46, of Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y., was driving a Honda CRV SUV northward in heavy traffic near 71 South main Street, police report.

Marte slowed for traffic conditions and was then struck from behind by northbound motorist Deborah Daily, 56, of 11 Evergreen Road, who was driving a Ford Explorer SUV, police said.

There were no injuries. Daily received a written warning for failure to drive a reasonable distance apart, police said.

 

I-84 Crash

State police said that motorist Daniel Kim, 26, of North Grafton, Mass., was driving a 2006 Toyota Corolla sedan eastward on Interstate 84, near Exit 11, about 5 pm on March 1, when he fell asleep at the wheel, after which the vehicle struck some metal-beam guardrailing and a utility pole.

Kim was not injured. Enforcement information was not available.

 

Glen Road

Police report that they stopped motorist Marquitta Pittman, 34, of West Haven on Glen Road about 9 am on March 1 because she had traveled over the white shoulder line painted along the right side of the roadway.

After investigating, police charged Pitman with driving with a suspended vehicle registration. Police said they released Pittman on $100 bail for a March 14 appearance in Danbury Superior Court.

 

Vehicle Vandalized

Sometime between 9:45 am and 6:05 pm on March 4, someone vandalized a motor vehicle that was parked in the Sand Hill Plaza parking lot at 228 South Main Street (Route 25), resulting in damage to the vehicle’s rear window, police report.

Repair costs are estimated at $450. Police ask anyone with knowledge of the incident to contact Officer William Hull at the police station at 203-426-5841 or via e-mail at william.hull@newtown-ct.gov.

 

Rand-Whitney

Police report that someone sometime between 3:30 pm on March 1, and 4:14 am on March 4, removed eight tires with rims and lug nuts from a tractor-trailer truck that was parked at Rand-Whitney Container, LLC, a factory at 1 Edmond Road. The site is on the corner of Edmond Road and Schoolhouse Hill Road, near Interstate 84. Police ask anyone who saw suspicious activity occurring in that area to contact Officer Steven Borges at the police station at 203-426-5841

 

Prescription Forgery

Police report they responded to a complaint that resulted in their charging Shadae Harrison, 22, of Bronx, N.Y., with passing a forged prescription to obtain drugs and also with third-degree forgery on the afternoon of February 27.

Police allege that Harrison passed a forged prescription at Newtown Pharmacy and Surgicals at 20 Church Hill Road.

Police held Harrison on $10,000 bail for arraignment the following day at Danbury Superior Court. Harrison did not enter a plea at the arraignment. Harrison was released on bail and is scheduled to return to court on March 18.

 

Going to Court

After learning that police held a warrant for his arrest, Keith Vidic, 19, of Woodbury went to the police station on the morning of February 27 and turned himself over to police.

Police said they charged Vidic with failure to respond to an infraction based on an underlying charge of simple trespassing stemming from an unspecified past incident.

Because Vidic had not responded to the initial trespassing charge, a court warrant was issued for his arrest. Vidic posted $92 bail and is scheduled to face a judge on March 13 in Danbury Superior Court.

 

Breach

Newtown police report that Kevin George, 25, of Brookfield was arrested on a warrant on February 27 at the Brookfield police station in connection with an incident that occurred last August 18 on Dodgingtown Road in Dodgingtown.

Police said they arrested George on a charge of breach of peace. After George posted $2,000 bail, police released him for a March 8 court appearance.

 

Man Arrested

Newtown police report that two bail enforcement agents brought Anthony Stevenson, 41, of Bridgeport to the police station on the afternoon of February 27, after which police charged him on various offenses, including first-degree failure to appear in court, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, possession of narcotics, criminal possession of a handgun, criminal possession of a firearm or weapon, and use of drug paraphernalia.

Police held Stevenson on bail for a February 28 arraignment in Danbury Superior Court. Stevenson has pleaded not guilty to the charges, except for the failure to appear in court charge to which he has not pleaded.

Stevenson was being held on $150,000 bail this week at Bridgeport Correctional center for a March 11 court appearance.

 

Pickup Vs SUV

Motorist Robert Shaw, 17, of 34 Great Ring Road was driving a 1999 Ford F-250 pickup truck westward on Berkshire Road, near its intersection with Wasserman Way, about 5:10 pm on February 28, according to police.

At that time, motorist Michele Lowe, 34, of Monroe was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer SUV eastward on Berkshire Road, police report.

The Ford then turned to the left and the two vehicles collided, police said.

Both drivers refused medical attention, police report. Police said they gave Shaw a written warning for failure to grant the right of way.

 

SUV Vs Pump

About 11 am on March 1, motorist Thada Hussarungsri, 66, of 25 Button Shop Road, who was driving a 2009 GMC Acadia SUV at Buzz’s Shell gas station at 286 South Main Street (Route 25), was backing up the vehicle when the SUV struck a gasoline fuel pump, according to police.

There were no injuries. Police took no enforcement.

 

Burglary/Larceny

Sometime between 2 pm on February 26, and 11 am on February 27, someone illegally entered a home on Ridge Road and then cut and stole some copper piping from the basement, police said. Police ask anyone with knowledge of the crime to contract them at 203-426-5841.

 

Car Vs Pole

Police report that motorist L. Montini, 18, of Southbury was driving a 2013 Honda Civic sedan northward on South Main Street, near its intersection with Abbey Lane, about 8:20 pm on March 5, when the vehicle drove to the right road shoulder and then struck a utility pole.

There were no injuries. Police said they issued Montini an infraction for making a restricted turn.

 

Fairfield Hills

Police said they received a report from Fairfield Hills security staff that two people had been seen entering the abandoned Plymouth Hall at Fairfield Hills, so they responded to investigate.

Police report that their probe indicated that Christine Leo, 21, of Monroe, and Danielle Johnson, 23, of Liberty, N.Y., had illegally entered the vacant building, so each woman was issued an infraction ticket for simple trespassing.

 

Probation Violation

Police said that probation officers turned over Brian E. Goodrich, 34, of Fairport, N.Y., to police at the police station on March 6, after which Goodrich was arrested on a charge of violation of probation. The case against Goodrich originated in 2005, police said.

Police held Goodrich on $100,000 bail for a March 7 arraignment in Danbury Superior Court.

Car Vs Pole

Police report that motorist L. Montini, 18, of Southbury was driving a 2013 Honda Civic sedan northward on South Main Street, near its intersection with Abbey Lane, about 8:20 pm on March 5, when the vehicle drove to the right road shoulder and then struck a utility pole.

There were no injuries. Police said they issued Montini an infraction for making a restricted turn.

 

Fairfield Hills

Police said they received a report from Fairfield Hills security staff that two people had been seen entering the abandoned Plymouth Hall at Fairfield Hills, so they responded to investigate.

Police report that their probe indicated that Christine Leo, 21, of Monroe, and Danielle Johnson, 23, of Liberty, N.Y., had illegally entered the vacant building, so each woman was issued an infraction ticket for simple trespassing.

 

Probation Violation

Police said that probation officers turned over Brian E. Goodrich, 34, of Fairport, N.Y., to police at the police station on March 6, after which Goodrich was arrested on a charge of violation of probation. The case against Goodrich originated in 2005, police said.

Police held Goodrich on $100,000 bail for a March 7 arraignment in Danbury Superior Court.

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