Feb 232015

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300Orange patrol officers observed a disturbance in front of the Orange Ale House on Monday Feb. 16 at 12:38 a.m.

Investigation revealed thatRyan Ticknor, 22, and Chaz McFadden, 25, both of 113 Sunnyside St, Milford, had a disagreement inside the business, and that the altercation turned physical, eventually spilling to the outside parking lot area.

Both men were taken into custody and charged.

Ticknor was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace.

McFadden was charged with second-degree breach of peace.

Each was released after posting $100 bond for court Feb. 17.

Aug 122013

BEST POLICE Patch EVERAn Orange woman surrendered herself at police headquarters, 314 Lambert Road, Aug. 2 at 3:12 p.m. after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

According to the report, the warrant stemmed from an incident at a local restaurant on April 25, where Catherine Coscia, 48, of 634 Aspen Lane and another business patron got into an argument which turned physical.

Investigation led to the issuance of the arrest warrant.

Coscia was charged with second-degree breach of peace and released on a promise to appear in court Aug. 16.



Feb 052013

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Police were dispatched on a disturbance complaint in the parking lot of Avalon Drive East, Jan. 30 at 9:03 p.m.

According to the report, Zachary Dupree, 25, of 2202 Avalon Drive East had gotten into an argument with his girlfriend.

During the argument, Dupree allegedly broke the windshield of her car by kicking it. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and second-degree criminal mischief.

He was released on a promise to appear in court Jan. 31.


Aug 102012

Risk Of Injury

Orange police went to the Ansonia Police Department Aug. 5 at 8:17 p.m. to take custody of Crystal Gontarz, 28, of 26 South Cliff St., Ansonia, who was being detained on an unrelated matter.

According to the report, Gontarz was brought to the Orange Police Department and processed for an arrest warrant stemming from a June 12 incident, during which she was accused of causing a disruption at the Chase Bank at 262 Boston Post Road.

Gontarz reportedly was angry regarding a bank transaction, began yelling at employees inside the bank and punched a door. Once employees told her to leave, she picked trash up from the ground outside in the parking lot and threw it at the glass doors of the bank.

Throughout this incident,Gontarz was carrying a small child.

She was charged with risk of injury to a minor, breach of peace and littering. She was released on $1,000 bond for court Aug. 20.


Unauthorized Car Use

Orange police responded to 235 Boston Post Rd #30  at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 7, regarding the unauthorized use of a vehicle.

When officers arrived, they learned that Harold Byrnes, 54, of the above address had taken a vehicle owned by the resident there and used it overnight without permission from the owner.

Police were able to return the vehicle to the owner and took Byrnes into custody.

Byrnes was charged with using a motor vehicle without permission. He was held on $500 bond for court Aug. 8.


Court Order Violation

Officers responded to a private residence on New England Lane, where a man was observed entering the home in violation of a protective order, Aug. 8 at 3:53 p.m.

According to police, Haichang Huang, 45, of 25 Shelton Terrace 2nd floor, New Haven

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with violation of a protective order.

Huang was held on $10,000 bond for court Aug. 9.