Middletown Arrests: Nov. 20-25

The following police reports come from the Middletown Police public information officer. Individuals named here reflect charges filed, never a conviction.

Posted by Cassandra Day

Middletown Police report the following incidents:

Nov. 25

THIRD-DEGREE LARCENY, THIRD-DEGREE BURGLARY — At 9:30 p.m., Ronald Tincher, 19, of Spindle Hill Road, Wolcott, was picked up by Bristol Police on an outstanding warrant from Middletown.

FAILURE TO RESPOND, FIRST-DEGREE CRIMINAL TRESPASS — At 5:53 p.m., police were called to an apartment on Main Street about Roger D. Bishop, 34, of Hillside Avenue who was on the porch and would not leave, according to the report. The victim told police Bishop was now in the apartment and intoxicated and would not leave, so officers warned him to leave and not return. The report says a little while later police saw him again on the porch and the victim said Bishop was yelling and screaming and banging on the door. He is a convicted felon, police say, with 15 arrests and numerous failures to appear and had an outstanding warrant. 

SIXTH-DEGREE LARCENY, THIRD-DEGREE FORGERY, INSURANCE FRAUD, TWO COUNTS ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CRIME — At 4 p.m., Piyasena Hewawasam, 59, of Brookview Lane turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

Nov. 23

TWO COUNTS VIOLATION RESTRAINING ORDER — Dylan Esposito, 40, of Bartholomew Road was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.

Nov. 20

FAILURE TO WEAR SAFETY BELT, DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION, USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA — At 7:01 p.m., Hector R. Oyola-Davila, 53, of South Main Street was driving a Nissan Altima on South Main Street when an officer noticed he wasn't wearing a seatbelt, according to the report, and he didn't stop when the cruiser's lights were activate. Police say he drove to his home and walked out of the car, leaving the door open. Inside the car, the report says, were small metallic bits of steel wool and a search yielded a glass crack cocaine smoking pipe, used hypodermic needle and a spoon with heroin residue. Back at headquarters, police say, Oyola-Davila told officers his girlfriend has a heroin addiction and the items belong to her and he drives to Hartford some times to get drugs for her.

This article originally was posted Dec. 1, 2013 and has been updated to reflect changes in the status of subject charged.


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