Michael Barnett, 48, 186 Webb Road, Naugatuck, was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace after police took him into custody on warrant on Feb. 16 after police said he was involved in a fight on Church Street on Jan. 27 at 11:12 p.m. Police accused Barnett of punching the victim in the face, who sustained minor injuries. Barnett was held on a $2,500 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Feb. 23.
FAILURE TO APPEAR
Jason Baldino, 27, 86 West Road, Beacon Falls, was charged with second-degree failure to appear on Feb. 16 after police said he turned himself in on an active arrest warrant. Baldino was released on a $2,500 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on March 2.
WEAPON IN VEHICLE
Stephen Sorriero, 24, 8 Bond St., Naugatuck, was charged with possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and use of drug paraphernalia after police investigated a suspicious car on Oak Street on Feb. 17 and found a set of brass knuckles and drug paraphernalia on the accused during a pat down. Sorriero was released on a $5,000 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on March 3.