Two Men Arrested After Assault, Attempted Robbery Outside Bar

Middletown Police say three males pinned another down and struck his head with a beer bottle in front of the Hair of the Dog Saloon.

Middletown Police report the following arrests:

SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — On Jan. 9 at 8:30 a.m., Julio Rabassa, 24, of Main Street turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — On Jan. 9 at 6:40 a.m., Robert Elwood, 62, of Bow Lane turned himself in on an outstanding warrant from Connecticut State Police Troop H in Hartford.

TWO COUNTS SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — On Jan. 9 at 6:45 a.m., William Morehead, 34, of Afton Terrace turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, SECOND-DEGREE RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT — On Jan. 8 at 12:51 a.m., Gary White, of Braeburn Lane was witnessed smashing out a window at Traverse Square and leaving the scene. Police found White there, highly intoxicated. He admitted to having a couple drinks. He admitted smashing the window of his ex-girlfriend because he was mad at her and her cousin. It broke inward while someone was sitting on the couch and glass fragments struck her in the back but she was not injured. White and the woman have a 17-year-old together.

VIOLATION PROTECTIVE ORDER, SECOND-DEGREE HARASSMENT, INTERFERING WITH OFFICER — On Jan. 7 at 1 p.m., Herman Cameron, 35, of Frazier Avenue was at the Wine Cellar on South Main Street complaining to police that a man tried to fight him then left. Cameron was found with an outstanding warrant.

SECOND-DEGREE ASSAULT, SECOND-DEGREE BREACH OF PEACE — On Jan. 7 at 8:42 p.m., Latrele C. Hall, 38, of no certain address was at Hair of the Dog Saloon on Main Street fighting. Witnesses told police the suspects were behind the Main Street Firehouse. Hall was there and another man who ran to the rear and jumped over a wall and climb a fence. The victim said he was about to be robbed after being pinned by three people to the sidewalk and hit with something. He had two large welts and a cut on his forehead. Witnesses said it was a bottle, police said. He was sent to Middlesex Hospital. Police saw blood and broken glass on the sidewalk. Hall was identified as one of the attackers. On Jan. 8 at 6:58 a.m., Trenton T. Bond, 44, of no certain address, was charged with third-degree assault after being found on Liberty Street. He was one of the attackers and is known by police as a violent felon convicted for possession of narcotics, second-degree assault, failure to appear, probation violation, second-degree breach of peace, operating under suspension, sale of drugs, sale of hallucinogens, sale of narcotics and in a school zone, misrepresentation of a controlled substance, criminal trespass, second-degree robbery, third-degree assault and second-degree larceny. He admitted fighting with the victim, punching him six times, after the victim started it by punching Bond twice, but officers found no marks on him.

OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED — On Jan. 7 at 3:03 a.m., Luis A. Saez, 34, of Main Street was in a Chrysler New Yorker on Pearl Street idling in front of a fire hydrant.

SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — On Jan. 6 at 12:10 p.m., Adam Pinto-Church, 23, of Main Street, Bridgeport, turned himself in on an outstanding warrant from Connecticut State Police Troop F in Westbrook.

TRAVELING UNREASONABLY FAST, EVADING RESPONSIBILITY — On Jan. 6 at 6:20 a.m., police served an arrest warrant on William Zukauskas, 51, of Main Street.

USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA — On Jan. 4 at 9:16 p.m., Andrew D. Foss, 24, of Portland-Cobalt Road, Portland, was a passenger in a car driving a Mitsubishi Eclipse on DeKoven Drive without a front marker plate. The officer smelled burnt crack cocaine in the car. Foss said there was nothing illegal in the car but became nervous, stammering and his hands were shaking. The driver began crying and said Foss was nervous because they had been arguing. Foss had a crack pipe and hypodermic needle on him. Foss said the needle was for injecting heroin.

OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE REGISTRATION IS SUSPENDED — On Jan. 4, 8:34 a.m., Anthony Alvarado, 32, of Main Street was driving a Ford E350 on South Main Street. He didn’t know why the registration was suspended but had just switched insurance companies.

OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE LICENSE IS SUSPENDED, IMPROPER COLOR OF STOPLAMPS — On Dec. 30 at 6:10 p.m., Ashley Stevens, 27, of Cubeta Road was driving a Ford Focus on Washington Street with a white right brake light.

OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE REGISTRATION IS SUSPENDED — On Dec. 28 at 5:04 p.m., Linda Parrilla, 48, of Ferry Street was driving on Washington Street. She admitted not having a license.

OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE REGISTRATION IS SUSPENDED — On Dec. 28 at 6:38 a.m., Stuart Dempsey, 49, of Green Street was driving a Saturn Aurora on Main Street.


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