Police Blotter: Drug Busts, Larcenies

Two young men were found in possession of 29 grams of marijuana, while a Stratford man is charged with selling 11 Xanex pills.


Two Naugatuck residents were found in possession of 27 small bags of marijuana (29 grams total), rolling papers, and a marijuana pipe after being pulled over on North Main Street in Naugatuck during a routine motor vehicle stop last week, police said.

Abou Tshipamba, 21, of 214 Union City Road, Naugatuck, and Christopher Davino, 19, of 16 Rain Dance Circle, Naugatuck, were charged with possession with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance and having drugs near a school.

They were released and scheduled to appear at Waterbury Superior Court on Oct. 24.

Richard Rodriguez, 42, of 20 Fisher Court, Stratford, was charged with illegal sale of a controlled substance and distribution of a controlled substance after he sold 11 Xanex pills – those used to control anxiety or panic disorders – to undercover informants working for the ATF in August, police said.

He sold them near a daycare center, so he was also charged with distribution of a controlled substance within 1,500 feet of a school, police said.

Jose Rodriguez, 22, of 8 Birchwood Lane, Prospect, was charged with third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny for stealing a Vizio flat screen TV valued at $399, a TV wall mount valued at $79 and $8 in change from the victim’s home, police said.

Christopher Lamotte, and Jamie Ragazzini,  both 23, of 505 Spring St., Naugatuck, were charged with fourth-degree larceny and conspiracy at fourth-degree larceny. The police report was not completed.

Robert Scavone, 23, of 18 Rockwell Ave., Naugatuck, was charged with reckless driving after being involved in a motor vehicle accident at Rubber Avenue and Melbourne Street in Naugatuck, police said.

Christopher O’Connell, 23, of 61 Tanglewood Lane, Naugatuck, and Mike Santos, 29, of 133 Wedgewood Drive, Naugatuck, were charged with breach of peace and threatening after sending each other threatening text messages, police said.

Tina Teardo, 36, of 50 Lounsbury St., Naugatuck, was charged with probation violation.

Matthew Couto, 30, of 27 Rough Wing Circle, Naugatuck, was charged with disorderly conduct after police said he hit his girlfriend in the face with his elbow and then threw eggs at her vehicle.

Geraldine San Angelo, 50, of 50 Barrington Lane, Waterbury, was charged with sixth-degree larceny after stealing four boxes of diapers worth $110.96 from CVS in Naugatuck, police said.

Jose Rodrigues, 31, of 12 Aetna St., Naugatuck, was charged with sixth-degree larceny after stealing $40 worth of merchandise from Big Y in Naugatuck, police said.

The above information was provided by the Naugatuck Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not equal a conviction.  

SILENT WOLF October 19, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Rodriguez-s what the heck is this a family bussiness?
James Greenwood October 24, 2012 at 04:47 PM
ok for future reference.....xanex is actually xanax. http://www.drugs.com/xanax.html


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