A Naugatuck man who was pulled over for suspicion of drunken driving stepped on the gas and drove away when a police officer began interviewing him by the side of the car.
Police pulled over David Brouillard, 30, of 28 Parkman Place, for blowing a stop sign on Allerton Farm Road before he took off, police said. He was located a short time later and charged with driving under the influence, disobeying the signal of an officer and reckless driving during the incident at 12:52 a.m. on Thursday.
He was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and was given a court date of Sept. 20 at Waterbury Superior Court.
Police say a Naugatuck man was storing illegal fireworks in the same house where his lives with his young child.
Thomas Honyotski, 44, of 311 North Main St., was charged with illegal possession of explosives and risk of injury to a child.
He was released on a $5,000 surety bond and was arraigned Thursday at Waterbury Superior Court.
Rui DaSilva, 41, of 68 Lounsbury Ave., Waterbury, was arrested after a domestic disturbance with a former girlfriend, police said. He is accused of following the victim, grabbing a water bottle out of her hands and throwing it against a neighbor’s house, police said. He also grabbed the victim by her arms and shook her, according to a police report.
Trishena Waters, 29, of 120 Randolph Ave., Waterbury, was charged with breach of peace after getting into a fight at C.W. Resources and punching someone in the head, police said.
Three juveniles were arrested for stealing two 18-packs of beer from the 7-Eleven convenience store on Rubber Avenue. They were identified on surveillance video and charged with sixth-degree larceny.
Daniel Zilli, 21, of 21 Highland Ave., Naugatuck, was arrested for breach of peace and interfering with an officer after he banged on his girlfriend’s door several times when he was told to leave, police said. He then resisted arrest by trying to pull his arms and hands free of an officer’s grip, police said.
Kristensen Steele, 39, of 182 Auburn St., Naugatuck, was charged with second-degree failure to appear.
James Skirkanich, 29, of 19 Walnut St., Naugatuck, was charged with breach of peace after a domestic disturbance in which he is accused of hitting the victim.
Editor's Note: This information was provided by the Naugatuck Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not equal a conviction.