Middletown Arrests: July 30 to Aug. 8

The following police reports are obtained directly from the Middletown Police public information officer and inclusion on this list reflect charges filed, not convictions.

Middletown Police
Middletown Police

Middletown Police report the following incidents:

Aug. 8

OPERATION MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN LICENSE SUSPENDED, TWO COUNTS STOP SIGN VIOLATION — At 1 a.m., Timyka M. Crockett, 32, of Cherryman Street, Hamden, was picked by North Haven Police on an outstanding warrant from May 14.

Aug. 7

SECOND-DEGREE BREACH OF PEACE, VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER — At 1:10 a.m., Richard Young, 30, of Longworth Avenue was fighting with his girlfriend Sylwia Leszczynski, 33, of Little Oak Lane, Rocky Hill, according to the report, took her cell phone, pushed her up to the second floor of the house, where he lives with his mother. A witness said They heard a slap and Young's head and body bent over, according to documents, with Leszczynski yelling, "don't do this tonight," and him yanking her by the arm down the stairs. Police say Young threw a Gatorade bottle with liquor remnants inside at her head. Leszczynski was found by Rocky Hill Police at her apartment. Both were charged with the above.

FIRST-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — At 9:41 p.m., James Miner, 34, of Birdsey Avenue turned himself in on an outstanding warrant from Connecticut State Police Troop F Westbrook.

THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 6:45 a.m., Ian Malcolm, 33, of Barry Court turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 6

DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 6:39 a.m., police were called by a woman who said her boyfriend's brother, Terrod L. J. Love, 23, of Grove Street, was threatening her with a shotgun, according to the report. Police indicate the victim was talking to his girlfriend when Love yelled he was going to kill her while holding something covered by his sweatpants. Documents detail Love denying the charge, adding it was stick he was brandishing after taking it from his baby who was playing with it. A witness said they were fighting about moving soon and Love didn't threaten to kill the woman.

FIRST-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, SIXTH-DEGREE LARCENY, DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 2 p.m., LaShawn P. Porcher, 21, of Old Hedding, Epping, N.H., turned himself in to Old Saybrook Police on an outstanding warrant.

THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, BREACH OF PEACE — At 11:37 p.m., police were called about a domestic incident on Industrial Park Place in which a woman said her boyfriend, Keyon D.J. Belfrey, 29, of Spring Street, damaged her car after an accident, according to the report, which added he was yelling and punching her car. Belfrey told police they fought after he was dropped off at work, because his girlfriend thought he was cheating on her, according to documents, and accidentally broke a door handle. Police indicate the victim met with detectives at her house and said  at 10 p.m., her boyfriend arrived home and they fought after he was gone the whole day and they drove to his work. The report says he wouldn't get out of the car and hit her in the nose and threatened her if she didn't return to the car.   

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SELL, ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS, INTERFERING WITH AN OFFICER, POSSESSION LESS THAN HALF-OUNCE MARIJUANA — Josue Colon, 31, of Broad Street, Hartford, was found with several bags of marijuana and cocaine, according to the report, and tried to prevent a putdown while screaming at officers. Police say a baggie with 1.5 grams of marijuana in his underwear pocket and 2.2 grams of cocaine. According to documents, he had a cell phone which constantly rang with people trying to buy cocaine from Colon and he was found with a large amount of cash.

July 30

DUI, RESTRICTED TURN, FAILURE TO HAVE LIGHTS LIT — Connecticut State Police Troop F Westbrook picked up Raymond Hassenfeldt, 27, of Washington Street at 9:21 p.m. as he was stopped at the Route 9 northbound Exit 11. The report says he appeared intoxicated and failed a sobriety test.

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