Police: Man Arrested Twice in Same Day

In another case, a Naugatuck man is charged in what sounds like a brutal domestic violence incident.


Donald Fitzgerald, 27, of 54 Bingham St., Naugatuck, was charged with disorderly conduct after police responded to 17 Hillside Ave. for a domestic disturbance between a former boyfriend and girlfriend. Police learned that Fitzgerald tried to forcefully push the woman out of the apartment, according to a police report.

A few hours later, Fitzgerald went back to the apartment, took the victim’s car keys and drove away with her car, police said. Police located the car on North Spring Street, where Fitzgerald exited the vehicle and ran, police said. A short time later, he surrendered to police.

For the second incident, Fitzgerald was charged with second-degree buglary, violating conditions of release, second-degree harassment: intimidation, second-degree larceny and breach of peace.


A Naugatuck man was charged with several crimes in connection with a domestic violence incident that occurred in front of a child Wednesday, according to a police report.

Sixto Diaz, 33, of 102 Spring St., Apt. 5, allegedly took a phone from a female victim and broke it in half when she tried to call 911 during an argument that had turned violent, the report states. The woman then tried to flee the residence, but Diaz grabbed her by her hair and shirt and pulled her back inside the home, police said.

Once in the kitchen, Diaz picked up a knife and threatened to harm the woman further, the report said. The incident occurred in front a juvenile boy who lived in the home, police said.

Diaz was charged with third-degree assault, two counts of second-degree threatening, first-degree reckless endangerment, risk of injury to a child, two counts of second-degree breach of peace, interfering with an emergency call and interfering with an officer.

He was arraigned Thursday at Waterbury Superior Court, where he did not enter a plea to any of the charges. He is still in custody on a $50,000 bond. His next court date is Sept. 18. The case has been referred to a family relations counselor.


A local man was charged with hitting an acquaintance with a stick on Gen. Pulaski Way on Thursday.

Martin Langston, 55, of 58 City Hill St., was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace. He was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and given a court date of Aug. 29.


A juvenile was charged with sixth-degree larceny for taking selected items from cosmetic isles at Walmart on New Haven Road and concealing them in her purse. She then walked out of the store without paying of the items, which cost $15.81. She was released to the custody of her mother.


Tammy Fishtorn and John Mortensen, of 64 Morris St., Naugatuck, were charged in connection with a domestic violence incident that occurred in the couple’s home on Wednesday night.

During the argument, Mortensen, 44, pushed Fishtorn into a TV, which was knocked over and broke, according to a police report. He then tried to resist arrest when police arrived, the report states.

Fishtorn is accused of pushing Mortensen and breaking a glass coffee table, the report states.

Fishtorn was charged with disorderly conduct, while Mortensen was charged with disorderly conduct and interfering with an officer.

They were arraigned Thursday at Waterbury Superior Court and did not enter a plea. Their case was referred to a family relations counselor, and their next court date is on Sept. 28.


Marian Boffen, 52, of 178 Morning Dove Road, was arrested for disorderly conduct after an incident between a mother and daughter at 379 Wooster St., Naugatuck, on Wednesday. She is accused of punching and scratching her daughter, police said. She was released on a $2,500 surety bond.

Note: The above information was provided by the Naugatuck Police Department. Please note that an arrest does not mean the accused was convicted and everyone is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.



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