Middletown Police report the following incidents:
INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM, OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN REGISTRATION SUSPENDED — At 8:48 a.m., Francine A. Damico, 51, of Marlborough Street, Portland, was driving an Acura 2.3 CL on Rome Avenue. He was charged with the above. The passenger, Alan A. Kelley, 50, who had a piece of cut straw near his feet inside the car, the report says, white powdery substance and two crack cocaine pipes. Kelley told the officer he crushed his Oxycodone prescription with a pill crusher, the report indicates, and he had three prescription bottles in his name for Oxycodone, Diazepam and Oxycodone/Acetaminophan. Kelley told police he found the crack pipes on the ground and picked them up so children wouldn't get them, the report indicates. Kelley told the officer he didn't sell or abuse the drugs, then said he was an addict and took them himself, the report says, then changed his story, saying sometimes friends help him out when he needs more pills and he does the same for them. He was convicted in 2008 for narcotics sales. He was arrested for use of drug paraphernalia, non-student possessing drugs near school, possession with intent to sell, distribution of controlled substance less than 1,500 feet from school.
SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — At 2:29 p.m., John E. Marchinkowski, 45, of no certain address was seen by an officer crossing Main Street near Green and Grand outside the crosswalk. He was found to have two outstanding warrants from Florida and Hartford, police say.
THIRD-DEGREE ASSAULT — Police were called to an apartment on Washington Street in which the victim said she had argued with her ex-girlfriend Heather Parciak, 25, of Carriage Crossing, and was punched by her in the face and head. Parciak admitted doing so to officers, the report indicates.
BREACH OF PEACE — At 8:30 p.m., Steve M. Niemczyk, 48, of Labella Circle was inside Caffery's Dance Studio in Metro Square screaming while a group of 14- 17-year-old female students were in a class. Police say he was watching these 12 students through the window and when approached by an employee, said, "you'd better wipe those [expletive] smiles off your face." The students were told to lock themselves in the rear bathroom until police arrived, the report says, and a parent followed Niemczyk outside where he stumbled and appeared intoxicated. The report says he was arrested nearby.
SIXTH-DEGREE LARCENY — At 12:30 p.m., Carie A. Thompson, 43, of Barnes Avenue, New Haven, was at Rite Aid on Main Street and seen by a loss prevention officer take a Zyrtec box worth $22.99 and an Align digestive cap worth $42.99, a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup bag of candy valued at $4.49 and left without paying. The report says she fled on foot and threw the items at the security employee.
SECOND-DEGREE CRIMINAL TROVER, THIRD-DEGREE LARCENY — At 1 p.m., Christian McClain, 41, of Silver Street was seen by police standing in front of the One Stop Shop on East Main Street, who knew he had an outstanding warrant for theft of a motorcycle.
POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL DISTRIBUTION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LESS THAN 1,500 FEET FROM SCHOOL, ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS, POSSESSION LESS THAN HALF-OUNCE MARIJUANA — Jason Christensen, 25, of Hall Kilbourne Road, Colchester, was stopped while driving at Main and College streets and found with an outstanding warrant. Police say he had in his car: five 8mg Suboxone tabs, five 15mg morphine pills, one 30mg morphine pill, 1.7 grams of marijuana, and 14 Oxycodone pills.
VIOLATION OF PROBATION — At 6:48 p.m., Melanie K. White, 32, of Braeburn Lane turned herself in on an outstanding warrant.
OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN LICENSE SUSPENDED — At 6:46 p.m., Toni Lockhart, 33, of Plaza Drive was driving on High Street at Lincoln, police say.
INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM, OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN LICENSE SUSPENDED, OPERATION IN VIOLATION OF LICENSE CLASSIFICATION — At 8:45 p.m., Scott R. Macri, 31, of West Community Drive, Jupiter, Fla., was driving on Main at College Street. Police says he has three prior arrests for larceny, possession of marijuana and interfering/resisting arrest.