Middletown Police report the following incidents:
BREACH OF PEACE — On July 23, James D. Weston, 23, of Portland Street was walking on Portland and recognized by officers has having outstanding warrants. They found .3 ounces of marijuana in his pocket.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT — On July 22, police responded to the 200 block of Eastern Drive for an active physical domestic between Luz Colon, 33, and her live-in boyfriend Julio Rivera, 27. Colon was inside with her two children and told police everything was fine. She said her boyfriend was involved but he ran off into the woods. Police could smell alcohol on her. A K-9 found him. Her 15-year-old son gave a statement that they were “arguing about how drunk each other got and how they both act stupid.” The mother locked herself in the bedroom and Rivera punched three holes in the wall and she called him a “Cabron” in Spanish. She opened the door, scratched Rivera; he threw her on the couch, put her in a head lock and said “I’m going to break your neck of you don’t stop.” Both were arrested for the above and Rivera additionally for third-degree criminal mischief, threatening and interfering with an officer.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT — On July 22 at 5:49 p.m., officers responded to the 5200 block of Town Brooke for a domestic. The victim’s ex-husband, Lawrence V. Jones, 44, of Dove Lane, came to her apartment in his car, pulled alongside her and when she said something that made him mad, spit on her. So she threw her cell phone at him. She was charged with disorderly conduct. Jones said he came over to give their 15-year-old son a ride to the Lions Den for training and never spit on her.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, THREATENING, INTERFERING WITH OFFICER — On July 22 at 2:20 p.m., Kandi Kalinowski, 49, of South Front Street was in a verbal argument with her neighbor after she found a car in her driveway blocking entrance. A friend had stopped by to pick up firewood and was turning around in her driveway, waiting for traffic to clear to leave. Kalinowski revved her engine and began swearing in front of the victim’s three young children, then began spinning her tires, got out of her car, threatened to kill the victim and said, “The next time your son has a seizure, I hope he dies.” At her home, Kalinowski was yelling and screaming at officers and her daughter came flying into the driveway at a high rate of speed, slammed on the brakes and left two-foot-long skid marks. The daughter ran toward the victim and her children, yelling, “I’m sick of you [expletive] with my mother!” Officers tried to arrest the daughter, when the mother grabbed one’s arm. When told she was under arrest, Kalinowski flipped over a large garbage can and swore at officers, then fell to the ground holding her chest, asking for medical attention. She was combative, at one point telling a medic, “You take two more steps toward me, I’m gonna kick off you face.”
USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND NON-STUDENT USING DRUGS NEAR SCHOOL — On July 22, Stacey Barnes, 44, of Wildmere Avenue, Waterbury, was found sleeping in his car on Liberty Street with the driver side open, obstructing traffic. Police found a long metal rod and burnt glass pipe inside, along with three other pipes.
POSSESSION NARCOTICS, NON-STUDENT POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND DRUGS NEAR SCHOOL, DISTRIBUTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE NEAR SCHOOL — On July 22, Jesse M. Jones, 22, of the 600 block of Main Street was served a warrant after a month-long investigation by narcotics officers, who saw Jones selling large quantities of crack cocaine. Found were 6.4 grams of crack in the freezer, valued at $640, Apple-style Ziploc bags, $171 in cash and two cell phones. He was found with a record of reckless endangerment and illegal liquor sale to a minor in Connecticut, and in Florida, multiple burglaries, resisting arrest, multiple drug possessions, grand theft and multiple marijuana possessions.
FAILURE TO CARRY MINIMUM INSURANCE, OPERATING UNREGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE — On July 22, Christopher Sarahina, 24, of Old Middletown Avenue, East Hampton, was driving on Ferry Street. He said he had just moved and may not be paid up on his insurance.
OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE WITH REVOKED LICENSE, AND UNREGISTERED, FAILURE TO DISPLAY PLATES — On July 22 at 8:45 a.m., Benjamin D. Szczerbicki, 25, of Burr Hill, Killingworth, was driving on Union Street with no front plate. He told police he was living out of his car and didn’t have a job.
USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND NON-STUDENT USING DRUGS NEAR SCHOOL — On July 19 at 9:02 p.m., police responded to the home of Lisa R. Monarca, 26, of the 200 block of Court Street after repeated complaints of narcotics activity. She and her boyfriend, Michael Ruimerman, 27, had empty wax paper bags in view on top of a garbage can and two silver spoons with heroin residue inside. Police found a joint, .1 grams. Both were arrested on these charges.
POSSESSION MARIJUANA, AND WITH INTENT TO SELL — On July 18 at 10:42 p.m., an officer was driving on Washington Street behind a Honda Accord operated by Dwayne M. Myers, 23, of Corbin Avenue, New Britain. He smelled marijuana inside the car and saw a small piece of marijuana on Myers’s lap. A search revealed a large bag of marijuana with 13 individual bags inside.
BREACH OF PEACE — On July 18, Dominick D. Damico, 31, of Cambridge Commons was outside striking his vehicle with a full-size pick axe, after recently buying it and finding it had mechanical problems.