Police blotter

Naugatuck police recently filed the following charges:

Richard Stallings-Kee, 30, of 54 Vail St., Waterbury, was charged July 22 with fourth-degree larceny and third-degree forgery.

Police reported on July 22 the accused was arrested on an active arrest warrant. Police reported the warrant was from a larceny/forgery incident that was reported to Naugatuck police on Jan. 18, 2019 in which the accused forged the victim’s check and cashed it without the victim’s permission. The accused was held on a $5,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 22.

Robert J. Fortin, 41, of 91 Thunderbird Drive, Naugatuck, was charged July 22 with disorderly conduct, third-degree strangulation and third-degree assault-victim elderly or other.

Police reported on July 22 at approximately 7:49 p.m. officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute. Police reported it was discovered through the investigation that the accused became involved in an argument with the victim that escalated and became physical when, according to the victim, the accused grabbed the victim at the neck area and squeezed. The accused was held on a $2,500 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 23.

Jose Manuel Pena-Panell, 32, of 97 Giles St., Waterbury, was charged July 23 with two counts of second-degree failure to appear.

Police reported on July 23 officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart for a shoplifting complaint. Police reported Wal-Mart asset protection officers had the accused in custody, but did not want to pursue shoplifting charges. Police reported the accused had two active arrest warrants for failing to appear in court. The accused was held on a court-set bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 24.

Micheil Marxo, 35, of 9 Cook St., Ansonia, was charged July 24 with second-degree harassment and second-degree breach of peace.

Police reported on July 24 the accused was arrested on an active arrest warrant. Police reported the warrant was from a domestic incident that was reported to Naugatuck police on May 20, 2019 in which the accused was harassing the victim. The accused was released on a $500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 25.

Nikia T. Reaves, 42, of 102 Brownell St., New Haven, was charged July 25 with failure to respond to infraction.

Police reported on July 25 the accused was arrested on an active failure to respond arrest warrant. The accused was released on a $75 cash bond and scheduled to appear in New Haven Superior Court on Aug. 7.
Julius Emerald Castro, 19, of 62 03 Meetinghouse Village, Meriden, was charged July 25 with two counts of first-degree failure to appear.

Police reported on July 25 the accused was arrested on active failure to appear (PRAWN) arrest warrants. The accused was held on a $25,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 25.

James R. Aho, 41, of 75 Melbourne Court, Naugatuck, was charged July 25 with violation of protective order.

Police reported on July 25 the accused was arrested on an active arrest warrant at Waterbury Superior Court. Police reported the warrant was from an incident where the accused violated a standing protective order on April 26, 2019. The accused was held to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 25.

Cynthia Grant, 34, of 933 Rubber Ave. Apt. 2I, Naugatuck, was charged July 25 with interfering with an officer/resisting and third-degree hindering prosecution.

Police reported on July 25 officers responded to 933 Rubber Ave. apartment 2I looking for a man, who had multiple arrests warrants. While officers were investigating and searching, police reported, the accused failed to and refused to acknowledge that the man was in the residence. Police reported the accused stated she did not see the man and did so after being advised of the consequences if she failed to report it to authorities. Police reported the accused was advised on the date of arrest and prior to June 6, 2019 to contact police if he made contact. The man was found in the residence and was arrested, police reported. The accused was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 7.

Shawn J. Kosiorowski, 42, of 30 Barn Finch Circle, Naugatuck, was charged July 25 with second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct.

Police reported on July 25 at approximately 6:32 p.m. officers responded to a residence on a report of a domestic dispute. Police reported it was discovered through the investigation that the accused was intoxicated. Police reported the accused became involved in an argument with the victim that escalated. The accused was held on a $1,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 26.

Richa Verma, 37, of 380 Old Waterbury Road, Southbury, was charged July 25 with sixth-degree larceny.

Police reported on July 25 officers were dispatched to Wal-Mart, 1100 New Haven Road, on a report of a shoplifting from the store. Police reported store employees advised that they observed the accused conceal merchandise totaling less than $500 and exit the store without paying for items. The accused was released on a $500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 7.

Antonietta Siconolfi, 26, of 9 Swift Lane, Naugatuck, was charged July 25 with illegal operation of motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and possession of less than a half ounce of cannabis.

Police reported on July 25 at approximately 1:14 a.m. an officer initiated a motor vehicle investigation in the area of Maple Hill Road and Mulberry Street. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, the accused was found to be operating under the influence of alcohol and or drugs, in possession of a controlled substance, speeding, and failed to drive in the proper lane. The accused was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 7.

Juan Camilo Urquijo-Aldana, 27, of 606 Church St., Naugatuck, was charged July 26 with illegal operation of motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and possession of controlled substance or more than a half ounce of cannabis.

Police reported on July 26 at approximately 1:14 a.m. an officer initiated a motor vehicle investigation in the area of North Church Street and Sherman Street. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, the accused was found to be operating under the influence of alcohol and or drugs, in possession of a controlled substance and failing to drive in the proper lane. The accused was released on $500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 7.

Jose Paliwar Rodriguez-Gutierrez, 49, of 31 Cossett St., Waterbury, was charged July 26 with drinking while driving.

Police reported on July 26 at approximately 11:22 a.m. an officer initiated a motor vehicle investigation in the area of Route 8 South at Exit 25. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, the accused was found to be drinking while driving, and operating a motor vehicle without valid insurance or registration. The accused was released on a $1,000 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 27.

Matthew Garrett Iwanow, 36, of 54 Morningside Ave., Waterbury, was charged July 26 with fifth-degree larceny, interfering with an officer/resisting, second-degree breach of peace and third-degree assault.

Police reported on July 26 at approximately 1:11 p.m. officers were dispatched to Walmart, 1100 New Haven Road, on a report of a shoplifting from the store. Police reported toss prevention advised that they observed the accused subject conceal merchandise totaling approximately $608.53 and exit the store without paying for items. When loss prevention and the officer approached the accused, police reported, he fled the scene and was chased by the investigating officer. During the apprehension of the accused, police reported, the officer received minor injuries. The accused was released on a $500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court July 29.

Elena M. Vera, 37, of 151 Andrew Ave. Apt. 211, Naugatuck, was charged July 26 with possession of controlled substance or more than a half ounce of cannabis.

Police reported on July 26 at approximately 9:55 p.m. an officer initiated a motor vehicle investigation in the area of Route 8 South at Exit 25. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, the accused was found to be operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and in possession of a controlled substance. The accused was released on a $2,500 surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 7.

Ryan P. Hurley, 35, of 151 Andrew Ave. Apt. 211, Naugatuck, was charged July 26 with second-degree failure to appear and possession of controlled substance or more than a half ounce of cannabis.

Police reported on July 26 at approximately 9:55 p.m. an officer initiated a motor vehicle investigation in the area of Route 8 South at Exit 25 near Cross Street. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, the accused was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Police reported the accused was also arrested on an active failure to appear (PRAWN) arrest warrant. The accused was released on surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 7 and Aug. 14.

Melanie L. Grice, 48, of 925 Oronoke Road Apt. 23G, Waterbury, was charged July 27 with cruelty to animals.

Police reported on July 27 at approximately 6:44 p.m. officers responded to Big Y Supermarket, 85 Bridge St., for a canine in a motor vehicle. Through the officer’s investigation, police reported, it was determined that the accused left a canine in a dark vehicle in extreme heat in the parking area for an extended amount of time. The accused was released on a promise to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Aug. 8.

Mateo Lopez-Hernandez, 39, of 281 Hellen St., Bridgeport, was charged July 28 with risk of injury to child, third-degree assault and disorderly conduct.

Police reported on July 28 at approximately 9:25 a.m. officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute. Police reported it was discovered through the investigation that the accused became involved in an argument with the victim that escalated and became physical when, according to the victim, the accused struck the victim several times in the face. The accused was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on July 29.