Middletown Police report the following incidents:
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, SECOND-DEGREE ASSAULT — At 5 a.m., police were called to a home on Hillside Avenue about a domestic in which a victim had a four-inch-long cut on her cheek that was bleeding. The report says 10 minutes before, her girlfriend of six months, Edlyn L. Fuller, 45, of Hillside Avenue, came home heavily intoxicated and after they argued, Fuller slashed her cheek with a razor blade. Police say the razor blade was not found and the victim refused to go to the hospital or fill out a statement.
THIRD-DEGREE ASSAULT — At 10:20 p.m., Connecticut State Police Troop E picked up Gloria Santiago, 22, of Traverse Square for an outstanding warrant.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF — At 5:26 p.m., police were called to a home on South Front Street about a domestic dispute in which Michael J. Johnson, 43, of South Front was arguing with his girlfriend, Sheila M. Rychlik, 29, the report says. She punched him in the forehead, police say, which she admitted to but said Johnson had pushed her twice and smashed her cell phone worth $200. Both were charged with disorderly conduct; Johnson additionally for criminal mischief.
INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM, ILLEGAL OPERATION UNDER SUSPENSION — At 4:44 p.m., Latisha M. Outlaw, 35, of Maplewood Terrace was driving a Chevy Lumina on Main and Washington Street.
USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES — At 8:04 p.m., Beth M. Palmer, 38, of Main Street, Portland, was seen by police speeding in an Infinity on Saybrook Road at Wall Street. The report says she was reaching erratically around in the car and wouldn't answer why she was doing so, only offered details of all the errands she had been running that day. A search revealed a cellophane wrapper with cocaine residue and a small flip-top box with a smaller one inside in her purse, the report indicates, a straw and baggie with more residue totaling .005 grams.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 1:59 p.m., police received a 911 call from a hearing-impaired person at a group home. The report says Yolanda Medina, 34, of Lincoln Street, who is deaf, argued with her roommate of three years in the living room and became more and more agitated over what the roommate was watching on television, the report says. A witness, who told police Medina has a violent history, tried to separate the two but Medina grabbed the victim's purse and violently struck her on the face.
IMPROPER HAND SIGNALLING, OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN LICENSE SUSPENDED — At 6:23 p.m., Jamisa Morgan, 23, of Wadsworth Street was driving a Cadillac Catera on Westfield Street with a brake light out.
FAILURE TO RESPOND — Destenie LD Watford, 24, of High Street.
NON-STUDENT POSSESSING DRUGS NEAR SCHOOL, TWO COUNTS POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL — At 10:40 a.m., police were called to Tuttle Road about a person unresponsive in a snow bank who woke up and became combatant towards the caller, according to the report. James E. Hampton, 37, of Main Street, Portland, was intoxicated, the report says, after drinking since the prior evening and after his friend dropped him off to work, his employer, Bourdom Forge, ordered him home due to being drunk. The report says Hampton is on parole and prohibited from drinking alcohol and was found with five capsules of heroine and a bag of heroin totaling 3.5 grams. Also found on him was 2.6 grams of crack cocaine, $130 in cash, police indicate.
DUI, INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM — At 4:52 p.m., police received a 911 call from a woman saying an Acura was driving all over the road in Portland near Burger King on Main Street. Wesley G. Bassett, 39, of Stevenstown Road, Deep River, was driving toward the Arrigoni Bridge, the report says, and Middletown Police found him parked in a no-parking zone at Washington and Main streets. Bassett was seen walking toward an ATM while leaving the car running with keys in the ignition, the report indicates. Police say he smelled of alcohol and his eyes were bloodshot and glassy, and told the officer he was headed to Norwich after having two nips of vodka. A brown bag was seen by police in his car and, the report says, Bassett then admitted to drinking three nips but inside the bag were six empty nip bottles of Smirnoff Vodka and Jack Daniels. He failed sobriety tests, the report indicates and his blood alcohol content registered .104 and .97.
IMPROPER USE MARKER PLATE — At 5:32 p.m., Richard Frankel, 27, of Russett Lane was driving a Toyota Camry on Ridgewood Road with a plate registered to a Subaru Forester. Police say Frankel admitted to taking the plate off a car he used to own.
SIXTH-DEGREE LARCENY — David Hines, 32, of Turkey Hill Road, Chester, was caught by Stop & Shop loss prevention under-ringing and not ringing items valued at $131.50 at the checkout register, the report says.
OPERATE UNREGISTERED VEHICLE AND WHILE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED, IMPROPER USE MARKER PLATE, INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM — Wilfredo Perez Jr., 20, of Greenwood Avenue, Waterbury, was driving on Main Street with the front plate in the window and tinted windows, the report says.