Police: Man Threatens the Life of Person Who Had Him Arrested

Fights, threatening, domestics in recent Naugatuck police reports.


Peter Neves, 45, of Holmes St., Waterbury, is accused of threatening a man who accused him of stealing from his home in July.

Police said that he called the victim and said he would kill him if he didn’t drop the charges. He also drove by the victim’s home and the home of one of the victim’s family members.

Neves was accused of entering the victim’s home and stealing statues and the victim’s car, police said.

For the threatening case, Neves was charged  second-degree stalking, threatening, coercion and witness intimidation: attempt to use physical force.

Four people were arrested in connection to a fight that occurred in the parking lot of McDonald’s on New Haven Road on Aug. 19.

Police said that is when 26-year-od Stephen Sorriero, of 8 Pond St., Naugatuck, and 31-year-old Jason Carpinella, of 49 City Hill St., Naugatuck, began yelling at each other in the parking lot.

Carpinella got out of his car and he and Sorriero began kicking and punching one another, police said. Sorriero punched Carpinella in the nose and broke it; Carpinella’s girlfriend sustained cuts on her face as she attempted to break up the fight, police said.

Sorriero took Carpinella’s wallet, which contained $28 in cash, police said.

Sorriero has a criminal history and is a known white supremacist. He is accused of stabbing two people on Saint Patrick’s Day in downtown Naugatuck.

He surrendered to police this week and was charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and breach of peace. Carpinella was charged with third-degree assault.

Krista and Grant Lionella, 33 and 28, respectively, both of 110 Salem Road, Prospect, were charged with intfering with an officer and making a false statement for telling police Sorreiro was not in the car when the incident occurred.

Joseph Lowden, 49, of 15 Maple Terrace, Naugatuck, is accused of breaking into an enclosed porch area of a home on High Street on Aug. 11 and stealing military clothing, boots and drinking glasses valued at $200, police said.

He was charged with third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and sixth-degree larceny.

Deborath Pulaski, 42, of 125 Park Ave., Apt. 2, Naugatuck, was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct after she hit her daughter and broke her laptop computer during a domestic dispute on the night of Oct. 2, police said.

Raul Rivera, 41, of 58 Queens Court, Manchester, was charged with second-degree harassment: intimidation and threatening after leaving numerous voicemails and text messages with the victim in which he threatened to harm her and her friends, police said.

Adam Mastronunzio, 20, of 36 Donovan Road, Naugatuck, was charged with failure to respond to an infraction.

Spring Wilburn, 43, of 38 Waverly Road, Shelton, was charged with failure to respond to an infraction.

Jennifer Waters, 29, of 632 New Haven Road, Naugatuck, was charged with second-degree failure to appear in court.

The Naugatuck Police Department recently filed the above charges. Where arrests are mentioned, they do not equal a conviction. Those arrested are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.


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