Police blotter

Naugatuck police recently filed the following charges:

Naomi Christina Duarte, 20, of 17 Harvard St., Waterbury, was charged Jan. 2 with sixth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 2 officers were dispatched to Walmart at 1100 New Haven Road on a report of a shoplifting from the store. Loss prevention advised that they observed the Duarte conceal items and manipulate price tags totaling over $95.88, police reported. Duarte then exited the store without paying for items, police reported. Duarte was released on a $500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 16.

Fred Michael Davino, 70, of 496 Prospect St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 2 with violation of protective order.

Police reported on Jan. 2 at approximately 3:34 p.m. officers responded to a residence on a report of a protective order violation. Officers made contact with Davino at the residence. After further investigation, police reported, it was determined Davino was found to be in violation of a standing protective order by being at the residence. Davino was held on a $15,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 3.

Andreau S. Dehart, 30, of 179 Ward St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 2 with two counts of engaging police in pursuit and two counts of reckless driving.

Police reported on Jan. 2 at approximately 5:21 pm an officer tried to initiate a motor vehicle investigation in the area of Spencer Street and Ward Street. Police reported Dehart had an active arrest warrant for engaging officers in pursuit on Aug. 31, 2018. The officer initiated his overhead lights and siren to stop the vehicle, and police reported, Dehart then engaged the officer in pursuit and fled the scene at a high rate of speed.
Dehart was found at his residence sometime later by officers and arrested, police reported. Dehart was given a court date of Jan. 17 to appear at Waterbury Superior Court and released on a $5,000 surety bond.

Kevin L. Haynes, 32, of 23 University Place, New Haven, was charged Jan. 2 with disorderly conduct.

Police reported on Jan. 2 at approximately 6:58 p.m. officers responded to a residence on a report of a domestic dispute. Police reported it was discovered, through the investigation, that Haynes became involved in an argument with the victim that escalated and became physical. Haynes was given a court date to appear in Waterbury Superior Court Jan. 3 and released on a $500 non-surety bond.

Christopher D. Norton, 44, was charged Jan. 3 with second-degree threatening, disorderly conduct, first-degree assault, violation of protective order and first-degree reckless endangerment.
Police reported on Jan. 3 officers responded to a domestic disturbance in which the victim advised that Norton and the victim became involved in a verbal dispute that escalated to a physical dispute when Norton struck the victim. It was determined, through the investigation, that Norton had violated a standing protective order. Norton was given a court date to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 3.

Micheal A. Ljungquist, 32, of 58 Anderson St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 3 with driving under the influence.

Police reported on Jan. 3 Ljungquist was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant stemming from a DWI arrest on July 31, 2018. During that incident, police reported, Ljungquist became involved in a rollover collison on Hunters Mountain Road in which it was determined he was the operator of the vehicle and was impaired at the time of the collison. Ljungquist was released on bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 17.

Richard Clarance Timms, 42, of 21 Harmon Ave., Waterbury, was charged Jan. 4 with sixth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 4 officers were dispatched to Big Y Supermarket at 85 Bridge St. on a report of a shoplifting from the store. Police reported loss prevention advised that they observed Timms conceal items totaling over $178.44 and exit the store without paying for them. Timms was released on a $500 surety bond and scheduled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 16.

Susan Charles, 40, of 10 Aetna St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 5 with second-degree breach of peace.

Police reported on Jan. 5 officers responded to a disturbance in which Charles became involved in a verbal argument with the victim that escalated physically while officers were on scene. Charles was released on a $500 non-surety bond and given a court date to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 7.

Thomas Steinis, 53, of 64 Carroll St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 5 with disorderly conduct.

Police reported on Jan. 5 Steinis was arrested on an active arrest warrant stemming from a domestic incident that occurred on Nov. 18, 2018. Steinis was released on a $1,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 7.

Landon Holroyd, 22, of 32 Highmeadow Lane, Roxbury, was charged Jan. 5 with illegal possession of weapon in motor vehicle, third-degree stalking, interfering with an officer and second-degree breach of peace.

Police reported on Jan. 5 at approximately 8:43 p.m. officers responded to a residence on a domestic related disturbance. Police reported Holroyd was found in his vehicle and was stalking the victim. Police reported Holroyd had a weapon in his motor vehicle and also was found to be in possession of illegal narcotics/controlled substances. Holroyd was released on a $10,000 surety bond and given a court date to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 7.

Rachel Groll, 29, of 23 Salem St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 6 with sixth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 6 Groll was arrested on the above listed charges at Walmart located at 1100 New Haven Road. The arrest report was not yet available regarding this arrest. Groll was is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 16 and released on a $1,000 non-surety bond.

George L. Colon, 39, of 290 High St., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 6 with second-degree failure to appear and seven counts of violation of probation.

Police reported on Jan. 6 Colon was arrested on probation violation and prawn arrest warrants. Colon was scheduled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 7.

Shane Harrison, 22, of 20 Birch Lane, Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 7 with third-degree assault, third-degree strangulation and disorderly conduct.

Police reported on Jan. 7 Harrison was arrested on an arrest warrant stemming from a domestic incident that occurred a few days prior. During that incident, police reported, it was discovered through the investigation that Harrison became involved in an argument with the victim. The incident escalated and became physical when, according to the victim, the accused grabbed the victim by the neck and was choking the victim while also punching the victim in the face, police reported. Harrison was released on a $10,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court Jan. 8.

Corbin Michael Stokes, 20, of 824 Rubber Ave., Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 7 with reckless driving.

Police reported on Jan. 7 at approximately 7:44 p.m. an officer initiated a motor vehicle investigation in the area of Diamond Street at Spring Street. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, Stokes was found to be operating a motor vehicle in a reckless manner. Stokes was released on a $500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 23.

Monica Hartis, 31, of 18 Morning Mist Road, Naugatuck, was charged Jan. 7 with risk of injury to child, third-degree assault, third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Police reported on Jan. 7 at approximately 10:17 p.m. officers responded to a residence on a report of a domestic dispute. Police reported it was discovered through the investigation that Hartis was intoxicated. Police reported Hartis became involved in an argument with the victim that escalated and became physical when, according to the victim, the accused struck the victim. Hartis was held on a $1,500 surety bond to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 8.

Benjamin Sammartano, 26, of 2a Jeanette St., Danbury, was charged Jan. 8 with fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 8 at approximately 4:15 a.m. officers were dispatched to Walmart at 1100 New Haven Road on a report of a shoplifting from the store. Police reported loss prevention advised that they observed Sammartano illegally conceal $587.44 worth of items and exit the store without paying for them while conspiring with others. Sammartano was released on $2,500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 16.

Jeffrey Lee Cora, 28, of 136 Spring Lake Road, Waterbury, was charged Jan. 8 with conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 8 at approximately 4:15 a.m. officers were dispatched to Walmart at 1100 New Haven Road on a report of a shoplifting from the store. Police reported loss prevention advised that they observed Cora illegally conceal $587.44 worth of items and exit the store without paying for them while conspiring with others. Cora was released on $2,500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 16.

Monalisa Jackson, 42, of 45 Savings St., Waterbury, was charged Jan. 8 with second-degree breach of peace, possession of drug paraphernalia, third-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 8 Jackson was served an active arrest warrant charging her with a robbery, larceny and other charges that occurred at the Walmart located at 1100 New Haven Road on Oct. 17, 2018. During the incident, police reported, Jackson forced her way through loss prevention resulting in an altercation and her eventually fleeing on foot. Jackson was held on bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 8.

Megan M. Kohler, 26, of 74 Bear Mountain Road, Danbury, was charged Jan. 8 with sixth-degree larceny.

Police reported on Jan. 8 Kohler was arrested on an active arrest warrant. The warrant stemmed from a shoplifting incident that occurred on Dec. 18, 2018 from the Big Y Supermarket located at 85 Bridge St. Kohler was held on a $2,500 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Jan. 9.

Troop I reported the following charges recently filed in Beacon Falls and Prospect:

Rebecca Elizabeth Sharik, 25, of 58 Windview Drive, Naugatuck, was charged Dec. 30 with driving under the influence.

Raymond B. Jurzynski, 58, of 235 Burton Road, Beacon Falls, was charged Dec. 31 with second-degree breach of peace, third-degree assault and second-degree threatening.