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Police: Baseball Bat, 2-by-4 are Weapons for Road Ragers

Plus, burglary arrest, ATF drug bust and a man falls asleep inside the very car he breaks into; all in the Naugatuck police blotter.

 

A piece of lumber and a baseball bat were the weapons of choice for two locals who engaged in an altercation following a road rage incident just before 6 p.m. on Friday.

During the incident, 44-year-old Steven Carloto, of 302 High St., Naugatuck, chased a local teenager to his home at 126 Hoadley St., where they both exited their vehicles and began arguing, police said.

Carloto got out holding a bat, while the teen pulled out a 2-by-4 piece of wood, police said. The teen then ripped the bat from Carloto’s hands and threw it at the back of Carloto’s truck, shattering a window, police said.

Carloto was charged with breach of peace and driving a vehicle with intent to harass or intimidate. He was released on a promise to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Wednesday.

The teen was charged with second-degree criminal mischief and breach of peace. He was released to his father and must answer the charges at Waterbury Juvenile Court on Sept. 10.

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A Waterbury man was arrested after he broke into a car at 199 Cherry St. and then fell asleep inside the vehicle, police said.

James Reagan, 23, of 43 Central Ave., broke into the car just before 11:30 p.m. on Friday, police said.

He was released on a $5,000 surety bond and will be arraigned Wednesday at Waterbury Superior Court.

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Naugatuck police arrested a man wanted for stealing a car and several figurines worth thousands of dollars from an acquaintance in July.

Peter Neves, 44, of last known address 343 Spring St., Naugatuck, stole several ceramic figurines worth $1,500, $80 in cash and a 1994 Toyota Camry, police said. The vehicle was located the next day on North Main Street where it was abandoned due to mechanical problems.

He was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree larceny, criminal trover, fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy at all charges. Police said a female accomplice was involved.

He was released on a $10,000 court set bond.

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A New York man has been arrested after selling painkillers to an undercover agent from the federal bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, police said.

Naugatuck detectives assisted the ATF in a narcotics investigation in the Greater Waterbury area, and Nicholas Tenbrink, 25, of Brewster, told Oxycodone pills to an ATF criminal informant for $300, police said. He was charge with illegal sale of narcotics and distribution of controlled substances within 1,500 feet of a school zone.

He was released on a $15,000 court set bond and will be arraigned today (April 4) at Waterbury Superior Court.

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Vincent Bradley, 28, of 24 Baldwin St., Naugatuck, allegedly punched a woman in her face, causing swelling and bruising to her left eye, according to a police report. The incident happened in front of the victim’s two children.

Bradley was charged with risk of injury to a child, third-degree assault and breach of peace. He was held on a $10,000 surety bond and will be arraigned today (Sept. 4) at Waterbury Superior Court.

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Kimberly Gallant, 30, of 75 Longwood Drive, Naugatuck, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol after being pulled over at 2:59 a.m. on May Street in Naugatuck on Sunday. She was released on a $500 non-surety bond and will be arraigned on Sept. 13 at Waterbury Superior Court.

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Jessica McCann, 28, of 290 High St., Naugatuck, was charged with risk of injury to a child and third-degree assault after she pulled a juvenile off a bed, causing him to strike his back on a bar of the bed at her home on Sunday, police said. The boy had bruises on his back and legs. McCann was released on a $10,000 surety bond and will be arraigned today (Sept. 4) at Waterbury Superior Court.

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Kyle Porges, 21, of 352 North Hoadley St., Naugatuck, was charged with breach of peace after pushing his girlfriend to the ground during a fight Sunday on Highland Circle, police said. When a family member intervened, he pushed her to the ground, too, police said.

Porges was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and will be arraigned today (Sept. 4) at Waterbury Superior Court.  

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Darryl Detuzzi, 53, of 8 Garden St., Naugatuck, was charged with breach of peace Sunday after being involved in a domestic disturbance, police said. Police said he grabbed and pulled at the male victim. He was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond and will be arraigned today (Sept. 4) at Waterbury Superior Court.

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James Gagnon, 47, of 33 Aetna St., Naugatuck, was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct after spraying his roommate with pepper spray, police said. He was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond and will be arraigned today (Sept. 4) at Waterbury Superior Court.

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Dan Tarnowicz, 27, of 163 Maple Hill Road, Naugatuck, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. He was released on a $500 non-surety bond and given a court date of Sept. 13.

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Larissa Sova, 39, of 1012 Old Colony Road, Meriden, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. She was also found to be in possession of a glass smoking pipe. She was released on a $500 surety bond.

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James Barchus, 46, of 18 Bridge St., Naugatuck, was charged with disorderly conduct for slapping his roommate in the face, police said. He was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond.

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Amandio Alves, Jr., 37, of 44 Tracyann Court, Naugatuck, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. He was released on a $5,000 surety bond and will be arraigned today (Sept. 4) at Waterbury Superior Court. 

The arrest information was provided by the Naugatuck Police Department. An arrest does not necessarily equate to a conviction, and the accused is innocent until proven guilty.

Dawn L. September 10, 2012 at 01:32 AM
After reading that more than one person (who lives on High Street) in Nagatuck has been arrested, one must conclude something funky must be going on in that neighborhood!!
Norman B. October 05, 2012 at 08:15 PM
Lots of angry people in naugatuck

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