Middletown Arrests: May 2-12

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

Middletown Police report the following incidents:

May 12

VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER — At 9:05 p.m., Joshua Botelho, 24, of Liberty Street was causing a disturbance at his mother's house, police say, because she was an alcoholic and recovering drug addict and spending time with a "bad crowd." The report says he yelled outside for her to return home. He was allowed to leave with his cousin. At 11:14 p.m., police were sent to Liberty Street a second time after Botelho returned with his sister, yelling and banging on the door to his mother's third-floor apartment.

May 11

THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF — At 7:50 a.m., Anthony Paladino III, 27, of Washington Street fought with his father then kicked his father's car side door and mirror as he tried to leave, according to the report.

THREATENING — At 3:46 p.m., Milton Pickard, 50, of Afton Terrace was waving a knife at a woman on Main Street, according to the report. The victim told police she was sitting on the second-floor front porch with friends and he demanded to join them in drinking alcohol. Police say he screamed at them and tried to get upstairs.

May 10

THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 10:35 p.m., boyfriend and girlfriend Brandon A. Bell, 28, of Burgundy Hill Lane fought physically with Alicia M. Vereen, 29, by pushing each other and grabbing each others' throats, the report indicates. Bell kicked Vereen's front door, police say, damaging it. Both were charged for disorderly; Bell additionally for criminal mischief.

May 2

INSURANCE COVERAGE LESS THAN MINIMUM, OPERATION WITH A LEARNER'S PERMIT, FAILURE TO HAVE STOP LAMPS — At 5:38 p.m., Erin Walsh, 20, of Middle Haddam was driving a Jeep Cherokee on Randolph Road while texting on a cell phone, according to the report.

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