Middletown Police report the following incidents:
THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 6:12 p.m., an anonymous tip came in about Adam Holmes, 35, of Washington Street, who was having a heated verbal argument in front of a home on Daddario Drive, according to the report, and kicked in the read door of the home to get a car key. Holmes drove way in a Mazda. The report says that on Sept. 18, he fought with his five-year girlfriend and the mother of his children over the same car, after the victim said she needed the car to drive to work and take the children around town. This latest incident took place at the victim's home, the report indicates, and Holmes, who is on probation, admitted to the damage, adding he broke the door because he loves his children. He is wanted in Florida on an arrest warrant for a failure to appear, and police say he has an extensive arrest history and is a convicted felon, with cases dating as far back as 2006 from Meriden, New Haven, Waterbury and Derby for varying degrees of larceny and drug crimes, according to the Connecticut Judicial system website.
FAILURE TO SECURE CHILD LESS THAN 4 IN CAR SEAT, IMPROPER USE MARKER PLATE, OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN LICENSE SUSPENDED, DUI — At 6:09 p.m., Chester F. Mounts, 55, of Main Street, Portland, was driving a Dodge Intrepid past the Connecticut Rental Center on deKoven Drive with a child in the back not properly secured, according to the report. He smelled of alcohol and was slurring his words, police say, then refused to take a breathalyzer test.
SIXTH-DEGREE LARCENY, THIRD-DEGREE FORGERY — At 5:30 p.m., Marisa Aletta, 52, of Evergreen Avenue was brought into headquarters by a Cromwell Police officer on an outstanding warrant.
OPERATE UNREGISTERED VEHICLE, INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM, DUI — At 10:57 p.m., David A. Couture, 56, of Monarca Drive was driving north on Saybrook Road and a Connecticut State Police officer from Troop F in Westbrook stopped him for a registration violation. According to the report, Couture appeared intoxicated and failed sobriety tests then breathalyzer tests. He was found with an outstanding warrant from Enfield for third-degree assault, disorderly conduct from October 2012 and second-degree failure to appear from April.