Naugatuck police blotter: larceny

Police-badgeThe Naugatuck Police Department reported the following arrests:

GREGORY VIA, 43, of 31 Chandler Drive, Prospect, was charged Jan. 22 with larceny in the sixth degree.

Police reported on Jan. 22 at 3:56 a.m. state police were holding Via on an active arrest warrant. Via was transported to the Naugatuck Police Department for processing. The warrant was for a shoplifting complaint made on Oct. 27, 2012 at Walmart. Police reported Via with a female accomplice stole merchandise worth $100. Via was given a court date of Jan. 30 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court and released on a $500 non-surety bond.

JOSEPH HARPER JR., 52, of 23 Orchard Terrace, Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 22 with failure to appear in the second degree.

Police reported on Jan. 22 at approximately 7:14 a.m. Harper turned himself in on an active arrest warrant. Harper was given a court date of Jan. 22 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court and held on a $2,500 surety bond.

JASON WELLS, 30, of 82 Montoya Circle, Branford, was charged Jan. 23 with larceny in the sixth degree and reckless driving.

Police reported on Jan. 23 at approximately 2:30 p.m. the New Haven Police Department was holding Wells on an active arrest warrant. Wells was transported to the Naugatuck Police Department for processing. The warrant was for a shoplifting complaint made on July 9, 2012 at Walmart. Police reported Wells stole Crest white strips and spider wraps worth $299.88. When Wells fled the area in his vehicle, police reported, he drove recklessly on New Haven Road. Wells was given a court date of Jan. 24 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court and held on a $5,000 court-set bond.

NATHALIA CAMPOS, 21, of 136 Cherry St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 23 with disorderly conduct.

Police reported on Jan. 23 at approximately 11:28 p.m. officers responded to 136 Cherry St. for a domestic disturbance between mother and daughter. During an argument, police reported, Campos slapped the victim on her arm. Campos was given a court a date of Jan. 24 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court and released on a $1,000 non-surety bond.

CAROLINE GURGEL, 19, of 39 Capital Ave., Bridgeport, was charged Jan. 23 with failure to appear in the second degree.

Police reported on Jan. 23 Gurgel turned herself in at the Naugatuck Police Department on an active arrest warrant for one count of failure to appear in the second degree. Gurgel was released on a $500 bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Feb. 6.

SHANEEN SLAUGHTER, 30, of 142 Griggs St., Waterbury, was charged with issuing a bad check.

Police reported on June 12, 2011 Slaughter issued a check in the amount of $400 which was returned by the issuers bank on June 27, 2011 due to insufficient funds. An arrest warrant was issued for one count of issuing a bad check and served on Slaughter on Jan. 24 at Waterbury Superior Court.

NEMENCIO CUEVAS, 25, of 27 Home Ave., Meriden, was charged Jan. 24 with interfering with an officer.

Police reported on Jan. 24 Cuevas turned himself in at the Naugatuck Police Department on an active arrest warrant for interfering with an officer relating to an incident, which occurred on Dec. 2, 2012. Cuevas was released and given a court date to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 30.

ROBERT ANTIDORMI, 19, of 40 Bird Road, Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 24 with threatening.

Police reported on Jan. 24 Antidormi turned himself in to the Naugatuck Police Department on an active arrest warrant for threatening in the second degree stemming from an incident which occurred on Jan. 12, 2013. Antidormi was released a $500 bond and given a court date of Jan. 30 to appear in Waterbury Superior Court.

DOUGLAS SIMMONS, 38, of 46 Lines Hill St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 24 with failure to appear in the second degree, criminal impersonation and interfering with an officer.

Police reported on Jan. 24 Simmons was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by Naugatuck police during which it was discovered that he had active arrest warrant for one count of failure to appear in the second degree. Police reported Simmons provided a false name to officers before his identity was discovered. Simmons was held on a $5,000 bond and given a court date of Jan. 25 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court.

MANUEL MALDONADO JR., 38, of 158 Pembroke Ave., Waterbury, was charged Jan. 24 with assault in the third degree and breach of peace.

Police reported on Jan. 24 police were dispatched to 423 Rubber Ave. for an assault. Maldonado left the scene prior to police arrival and was located at his residence in Waterbury shortly after the incident occurred, police reported. During the altercation, police reported, Maldonado struck the victim several times in the face and head with a closed fist causing minor injuries to the victim. Maldonado was released on a $500 bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Feb. 6.

JOSEPH GOTLIBOWSKI, 37, of 46 Lines Hill St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 26 with disorderly conduct, interfering with an officer, criminal mischief in the second degree and assault on a public safety or emergency personnel.

Police reported on Jan. 26 police were dispatched to 46 Lines Hill St. on the report of a 911 hang up. Responding officers were advised that there was an unwanted male party at the residence after a call was returned to the home. Gotlibowski became involved in a domestic dispute with family members at the residence including a disabled 83-year-old relative in the home, who he yelled at placing her in fear, police reported. Gotlibowski resisted officers as he was placed under arrest by trying to pull away from them. While en route to the police department, police reported, Gotlibowski threatened officers and resisted them as he was taken into the police department. While being processed Gotlibowski continued to be uncooperative by spiting on an officer and urinating through the holding cell into a nearby garbage pail, police reported. Gotlibowski then damaged the holding cell by climbing the cell walls, police reported. Gotlibowski was held on a total $260,000 bond and given a court date of Jan. 28 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court.

ERVIN LARA, 49, of 55 Shaw Farm Road, Oakville, was charged Jan. 26 with evading responsibility motor vehicle.

Police reported on Jan. 26 Naugatuck police were dispatched to Route 8 South to take custody of Lara after the Connecticut State Police came in contact with the subject and discovered he had an outstanding arrest warrant from the Naugatuck Police Department. Lara was taken into custody and transported to the Naugatuck Police Department and served the warrant charging him with one count of evading responsibility. Lara was released on a $500 bond and scheduled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Feb. 7.

JEFFREY RENKER, 60, of 30 Patton Ave., Seymour, was charged Jan. 26 with breach of peace in the second degree and operating a motor vehicle under a suspended license.

Police reported on Jan. 26 Naugatuck police were dispatched to a reported domestic dispute 46 Fairview Road. Upon the officers’’ arrival, the victim reported Renker left prior to their arrival. The victim advised that she and Renker are separated and that he came to her residence looking for her. While at her residence he was yelling and swearing at other members of the household and also attempted to enter the residence by grabbing a door handle as they tried to close it, police reported. Renker was contacted by phone and asked to return to the Naugatuck Police Department to speak with officers. Renker drove himself to the department and it was discovered his driver’s license was suspended. Renker was released on a $500 bond and was scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 28.

SHELBY LEWIS, 28, of 85 Spring St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 27 with interfering with an officer.

Police reported on Jan. 27 officers were dispatched to 85 1/2 Spring Street on a report of a female subject who threatened to harm herself. Lewis was located near a business on Bridge Street and when confronted, resisted officers trying to help her by physically and repeatedly refusing to comply with their instructions, police reported. Lewis was released on a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Feb. 6.

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