The following list of arrests was provided by the public information officer at the Naugatuck Police Department. An arrest does not constitute a conviction and the charges are allegations until proven otherwise in a court of law.
MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT
Richard Holland, 32, 276 North Hoadley St., Naugatuck, was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and a criminal violation of a protective order on May 1 after police said he got into an argument and punched a woman, causing a small abrasion in the forehead on Feb. 25. Holland was picked up by police in Cheshire and later transported back to Naugatuck. He was held on a $10,000 surety bond and was scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 2.
YOUTH CHARGED WITH ASSAULT
A Naugatuck juvenile turned himself in to police after learning he was wanted on a warrant for third-degree assault and a breach of peace on May 1. Police said the youth punched another juvenile in the face, causing a cut on his lip and a swelling in the left side of his face. He was released to his mother and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Juvenile Court on May 8.
YOUTHS CHARGED WITH DISORDERLY CONDUCT
Two youths were charged with disorderly conduct on May 1, although no further information was available.
MAN STOLE PREGNANCY TEST, PAJAMA PANTS, POLICE SAID
Howard Odell, 21, 34 Gruber Road, Beacon Falls, was charged with sixth-degree larceny on May 1 after police responded to Walmart for a report of a shoplifting complaint at 3:49 p.m. Police said Odell stole pajama pants, a first response pregnancy test and hair coloring products, valued at $42.80. Odell was released on a $500 non-surety bond and was scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 10.
PD: WOMAN HELD UP VICTIM WHILE FRIEND PUNCHED HER
Brenda Osorio, 23, 126 Walnut St., Waterbury, was charged with third-degree assault and a conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery on May 2 after she was arrested in Waterbury. Naugatuck police said Osorio, along with a friend, got into an argument with a victim. Osorio held the victim while her friend punched the victim, police said. Osorio was released on a $10,000 surety bond and was scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 16.
PD: MAN LIED ABOUT STOLEN VEHICLE
Donat Poirier, 27, 297 North Hoadley St., Naugatuck, was charged with second-degree failure statement, making a false incident report in the second-degree, making a false report about a motor vehicle theft and driving under suspension, after Waterbury police took him into custody on May 3. Naugatuck police said Poirier reported that his car was stolen on Feb. 19, and after police investigated they determined that he was involved in a one-car motor accident on Route 8 and left the scene. Poirier was released on a $500 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 16.