Naugatuck police blotter: evading responsibility
CARL SCHIANO, 54, of 157 City Hill St., Naugatuck, was charged May 16 with evading responsibility motor vehicle.
Police reported on April 3 the victim was operating her vehicle on Field Street near the intersection of Millville Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle pulling out of Millville Avenue. Schiano, who was operating a VW Jetta at the time, motioned for the victim to pull over police reported. Schiano then drove away as the victim followed and obtained his plate number, police reported. Schiano was given a court date of May 30 to appear in Waterbury Superior Court.
DANIEL MICONI, 32, of 17 Wilson St., Naugatuck, was charged May 16 with failure to respond to infraction.
Police reported on May 16 Miconi turned himself in on an active arrest warrant. He was processed and released on a $128 cash bond. Miconi is scheduled to appear in the Waterbury Superior Court on May 30.
ALICIA RILEY, 21, of 17 Wilson St., Naugatuck, was charged May 16 with failure to respond to infraction.
Police reported on May 16 Riley turned herself in on an active arrest warrant. Riley was processed and released on a $125 cash bond. Riley is scheduled to appear in the Waterbury Superior Court on May 30.
WILLIAM MERRIAM, 54, of 288 Millville Ave., Naugatuck, was charged May 16 with disorderly conduct and assault in the third degree.
Police reported on May 16 at 10:14 pm officers were dispatched to 288 Millville Ave. on a report of a domestic between husband and wife. It was reported the during an argument, Merriam pushed his wife out of bed causing her to fall, police reported. The victim sustained a contusion to her head and a cut to her nose, police reported. The victim was transported to St. Mary’s hospital for her injuries. Merriam was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and given a May 17 court date to appear in Waterbury Superior Court.
JAMES JACKSON, 42, of 837 Maple Hill Road, Naugatuck, was charged May 18 with larceny in the first degree and falsely reporting and incident in the second degree.
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TYLER HOLLAND, 22, of 40 Noe Place, Beacon Falls, was charged May 18 with unsafe movement of stopped, standing, or parked motor vehicle, reckless driving, disobeying signal of an officer, failure to obey control signal, driving under the influence, failure to carry license, and failure to keep right.
Police reported on May 18 at 12:43 a.m. Holland was observed stopped in the entrance of the parking lot across the street from the 11 Bar on Rubber Avenue. Holland was operating a Chevy Malibu at the time. Also at this time, police reported, numerous pedestrians were crossing the street as they were exiting the bar. Holland accelerated rapidly, spinning the tires of the car and lurching the car towards the pedestrians, police reported. The car continued to accelerate traveling westbound in the eastbound lane swerving violently. At that time, police reported, the officer attempted to stop Holland, however he increased his speed and ignored the officer. Holland then sped through a light that was changing at Melbourne Street, turned off his lights, and pulled into a private drive way attempting to hide from the officer. Investigation revealed Holland was operating under the influence of alcohol, police reported. Holland was released on a $2,500 bond and given a court date of May 31 at Waterbury Superior Court.
AMANDA HAINSWORTH, 23, of 108 Cooke St., Waterbury, was charged May 18 with failure to appear in the second degree.
Police reported on May 18 at 2:36 p.m. Hainsworth came into the Naugatuck Police Department to turn herself in on an active arrest warrant. She was released on a $195 court-set, cash bond and she is scheduled to appear at the Waterbury Superior Court on May 30.
MATTHEW BALLINGHAM, 33, of 86 Crest Ave., East Haven, was charged May 19 with weapons in vehicle, operation of motor vehicle when registration or licenses is refused, suspended or revoked, and improper hand signaling.
Police reported on May 18 at 2:23 a.m. an officer was observing traffic at the intersection of Maple Street and South Main Street when he saw a motorcycle approach the intersection on eastbound Maple Street. He saw that as the motorcycle stopped at the intersection the operator began shifting the motorcycle from side to side then nearly dropped the motorcycle. The motorcycle then stalled before attempting a turn onto the Route 8, 27-entrance ramp, police reported. He saw that as the motorcycle turned it did not signal or display any intent to turn. A motor vehicle stop was initiated and Ballingham was found to be under suspension. Several knives and a tomahawk type survival weapon was also found in his possession, police reported. Ballingham was released on a $1,000 bond and given a court date of May 30 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court.
STEPHEN CIOLINO, 18, of 31 Dunn Road, Hamden, was charged May 20 with driving under the influence and failure to keep right.
Police reported on May 20 at approximately 2:19 a.m. Ciolino was traveling east on Rubber Avenue operating a red 98 Chevrolet S10 pickup. The Chevrolet was traveling at a high rate of speed, police reported. Ciolino then crossed the double yellow line. The investigation revealed Ciolino was operating under the influence of alcohol, police reported. Ciolino was released on a $500 bond and given a court date of May 31 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court.