Naugatuck Police Blotter: May 14

A high school fight and other arrests

The following list of arrests was provided by the public information officer at the . An arrest does not constitute a conviction and the charges are allegations until proven otherwise in a court of law.

Three high schoolers were arrested for getting in a fight at Naugatuck High School on May 11. Their names were not disclosed since they were underage, but all were released to their guardians and charged with disorderly conduct.

Several people were arrested after an early-morning domestic argument on Rubber Avenue turned violent on May 12. Tammy Walker, 46,  is accused of hitting her boyfriend, Richard Ancefsky, 46, with a coffee pot. She was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct, while Ancefsky was charged with disorderly conduct. Jessica Bowley, a family member, allegedly broke a window during the argument. Bowley and Walker were released on a promise to appear in court, while Ancefsky was released on $5,000 bond.

Kyle Dojnia, 21, of Wilson Street in Naugatuck, was arrested for simple trespass and criminal attempt at 6th degree larceny. He’s accused of trying to steal a bin of copper from someone’s shed. Dojnia was released on $500 bond and scheduled to appear in court on May 23.

A Naugatuck man allegedly prevented a victim from dialing 911 during an argument. Joseph Jannetty, 28, of Spring Street, was charged with disorderly conduct and interfering with an emergency call. He was held on $1,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court on May 14.

Driving Under the Influence

Police responded to a noise complaint outside Hillside School at midnight on May 12 because a man was blaring his car stereo. They found someone who was allegedly drunk. Sean Lyons, 23, of Woodlawn Avenue, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and released on a $1,000 bond.

Michael Desrosier, 33, of Newtown, was arrested on May 12 for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. He was released on $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on May 24.

Failure to Appear

Melissa Brangaccio, 35, of Tolles Square in Naugatuck, was arrested on May 12. She was pulled over for a traffic stop and police found out she was wanted for second-degree failure to appear in court. She was held on $1,500 bond.  

Carlos Desousa, 28, of Cliff Street in Naguatuck, was arrested on May 11 on a charge of second-degree failure to appear. He was released on $195 bond and scheduled to appear in court on May 23.

Rohan Powell, 31, of Waterbury, turned himself in for failing to appear in court for an unspecified felony. He was held on $25,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court on May 14.


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