Jan 052014

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Warrant Arrest

On Jan. 2, Alicia Barry, 29, of 1 Birch Lane, East Haven, surrendered herself at police headquarters after learning of a warrant for her arrest.

The warrant stemmed from an incident in December when he repeatedly contacted a former boyfriend, directly against the provisions of a protective order he had obtained against her.

Barry was taken into custody and charged with criminal violation of a protective order.

She was released after posting $5,000 bond.




May 282013

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveOfficers responded to the Carlson Road area regarding a disturbance on May 17 at 1:35 p.m.

Officers learned that Erik Pate, 19, of 79 Dalton Street, West Haven, had gotten into an argument with his girlfriend, a juvenile, in the parking lot of the Stop & Shop store. During this argument, both parties physically struck each other, then ran from the area when police began to arrive.

Officers were able to find them both a short distance away, and both parties attempted to mislead officers about Pate’s identity.

His true identity was eventually confirmed, and investigation revealed that he had an active arrest warrant from the New Haven Police as well as a protective order barring him from having contact with the juvenile female.

Both parties were taken into custody and charged.

Pate was charged with second-degree breach of peace, criminal violation of a protective order and interfering with an officer’s investigation.

He was held on a total of $11,500 bond pending arraignment.

The juvenile’s information cannot be released due to her age.



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.