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.
KIDS CAUGHT THROWING ROCKS AT SCHOOL
A Naugatuck youth turned himself in to police on May 18 on charges of second-degree criminal mischief and simple trespassing. Police said two youths threw rocks at the main entrance glass of City Hill Middle School, and broke two windows. The boy was released to his parents and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Juvenile Court on May 29.
MAN NEARLY HIT PEDESTRIANS, POLICE SAID
Tyler Holland, 22, 40 Noe Place, Beacon Falls, was charged with reckless driving, disobeying the signal of an officer, unsafe movement of a car, a failure to obey a control signal, driving under the influence, a failure to carry a license and a failure to keep right of a curve after police said he pulled out of a parking lot on Rubber Avenue, in a Chevrolet Malibu, and lurched his car toward a group of pedestrians who were crossing the street from 11 Bar. Holland spun his tires and accelerated rapidly, speeding west in the eastbound lane. An officer attempted to stop Holland, however he increased his speed and ignored the officer’s commands, police said. He then sped through a light and turned off his headlights. Police located him parked in the driveway of a resident along Rubber Avenue. Holland was released on a $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 31.
MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSING KNIFES WHILE DRIVING
Matthew Ballingham, 36, 86 Crest Ave., East Haven, was charged with weapons in a vehicle, driving with a suspended license and improper hand signal after police saw his motorcycle turn onto Route 8 without signaling on May 19. Police found him in possession of a tomahawk type survival weapon and several knifes. Ballingham was released on a $1,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 30.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH DUI
Stephen Ciolino, 18, 31 Dunn Road, Hamden, was charged with driving under the influence and a failure to keep right of a curve after police pulled her over on May 20 at 2:19 a.m. Ciolino was released on a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on May 31.