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Mar 232013
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveEvading and DUI

Police were dispatched to Marsh Hill Road on a report of a motor vehicle accident where one of the involved drivers left the scene at 7:53 p.m. on March 15.

Patrol officers were able to catch up with the evading vehicle, driven by Dakota Neumon, 18, of 228 Old Field Lane, Milford, a short distance away and administered standardized roadside sobriety tests.

Neumon was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI), and evading the scene of an accident.

She was released after posting $50 bond for court March 28.

Jan 202013
 

Drunken Driving

Officers responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 34, Jan. 9 at 8:23 p.m.

According to the report, officers had one of the involved drivers, Norman McFarland, 40, of 99 Yates St, West Haven, submit to standardized roadside sobriety tests.

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to maintain proper lane position.

McFarland was released after posting $100 bond for court Jan. 23.

 

Protective Order Violation

Officers responded to a home on Sarah Circle regarding the violation of a protective order.

The complainant stated that she received text messages from Neil Bridgers, 29, of 18 North Spring St, Ansonia, who had been ordered by the court to have no contact with her in any way. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with violation of a protective order.

Bridgers was held on $10,000 bond

 

Possession of Marijuana

Officers conducting traffic patrol stopped a vehicle on Route 34 eastbound at 2:05 a.m. on Jan. 14.

Officers observed that the driver, Carlos Marcano, 28, of 28 Ridge Court West 3B, West Haven, was in possession of a small amount of marijuana.

He was issued an infraction ticket for possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana.

 

 

 

 

Nov 262012
 

Disorderly conduct

Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a private residence on Howellton Road, Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10:29 a.m.

Investigation revealed that  Richard Rodican, of 540 Howellton Road, was at home with family members when an argument ensued, and Rodican physically struck a female relative.

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct.

Rodican was held on bond for court the following day.

 

Police Headquarters

Domestic Dispute

Police were dispatched to a home on Indian Hill Road on a report of a domestic disturbance Nov. 19 at 10:11 p.m.

According to the report, officers learned that James Gillespie, 22, of 881 Indian Hill Road, was at home with family members when an argument ensued, and Gillespie began to throw items around the house, causing a great deal of damage.

When officers arrived, Gillespie ran into a nearby wooded area. Officers were able to take him into custody shortly thereafter.

He was subsequently transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.

Police said Gillespie was charged with disorderly conduct, second-degree criminal mischief and interfering with an officer’s investigation.

He was released on a promise to appear in court Nov. 20.

 

Note: On Sunday, Nov. 25 Officers dealt with another domestic disturbance. Information was not available at this posting

Nov 132012
 

Police Headquarters

DUI, evading, and more

Police were dispatched to Derby Avenue, on a report of a motor vehicle accident, Nov. 2 at 7:51 p.m.

According to the report, when officers arrived, one of the vehicles involved already had left the scene. Police located that car on Marsh Hill Road a short time later, and the driver,  Kenneth Phelps, 49, of 45 East Avenue, West Haven, was taken into custody.

Phelps was charged with DUI, evading the scene of an accident, driving with a suspended license, failure to maintain insurance, failure to renew registration, misuse of a marker plate, and failure to drive in a proper lane.

He was released on $100 bond for court Nov. 16.

 

Drunken driving

An East Haven man surrendered himself on a warrant at police headquarters on Nov. 6 at 12:16 p.m.

According to the report, the warrant stemmed from a traffic accident on Lambert Road on June 28 that caused injuries and snapped a telephone pole.

The driver, David McClure, 28, of 140 Thompson St Unit 13F, East Haven, was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) and failure to drive in a proper lane.

He was released on $50 bond for court Nov. 19.

 

Assault charge

A Milford woman surrendered herself at Orange Police headquarters on Nov. 7 at 10:36 a.m. after learning of a warrant for her arrest

According to police, the warrant against Holly Allen, 22, of 86 Carrington Ave., stemmed from an Oct. 14 incident on at the Orange Ale House, where the arrestee physically assaulted an employee there that she recognized as having been a rival back in high school.

Allen was charged with third-degree assault and released on a promise to appear in court Nov. 21.