Connecticut State Police Troop F Westbrook made the following arrest:
OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE WITHOUT MINIMUM INSURANCE, IMPROPER USE OF LICENSE PLATE — On Sept. 22, James P. Granata, 54, of Middletown, was charged. According to state police, Granata was traveling along Mack Road in Middlefield when he lost control of his 1999 Ford Explorer, went through a stop sign at the intersection of Jackson Hill Road and hit a utility pole. Granata was taken to Middlesex Hospital with unknown injuries.
Middletown Police report the following incidents:
VIOLATION OF PROBATION — On Oct. 4 at 2:05 p.m., Jose A. Perez, 25, of Hotchkiss Street turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT, RISK OF INJURY TO CHILD — On Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m., Sammy Vega, 32, of Retreat Avenue, Hartford, turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.
SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — On Oct. 2 at 6:20 a.m., David Skawski, 30, of Larivee Lane, West Springfield, Mass., turned himself in on an outstanding warrant from Cromwell.
THREATENING, SIMPLE TRESPASS — On Oct. 2 at 6:22 a.m., police were called to a home on Prospect Street in which a male resident said he was leaving for work at 5:45 a.m. when, the report says, he was confronted by Robert Harris, 23, of Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y., dressed in black. When asked what he was doing, Harris told the victim, who is disabled, he was urinating; so the victim told him to leave and, the report says, Harris threatened to cut the man. Police recognized Harris as the suspect in a Wesleyan University trespassing case, the report says.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT — On Oct. 1 at 6:38 p.m., police were called by three father of Joshua A. Negralle, 18, of Woodbury Circle, who was concerned his son was taking items from the home and pawning them, the report says, to buy drugs and called 911 to avoid a fist fight. Negralle told police he and his dad fought over his possessions which he was going to sell to buy clothing for a date, they argued over Joshua's soda being drunk by the father, which caused him to slap it from his hand in anger. Negralle stayed at his grandfather's home in Higganum, the report says.
SIXTH-DEGREE LARCENY, ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CRIME — On Sept. 27 at 10:25 p.m., police were called to Town Colony Drive about a man trying to break into cars who walked to a silver sedan with another man inside. The witness gave a license plate, the report says, and a detailed physical description. Just then, the report says, police were called about car alarms going off on Westlake Drive and two men running and leaving in a silver sedan. Police contacted the owner, the report says, who told them her son, Terrence M. Dunn, 21, of Goodman Drive, had taken the car to the Durham Fair. Twenty minutes later a silver Mazda 6 pulled into the mother's driveway, the report says, and Dunn denied being at Westlake or with anyone. The first caller identified Dunn.