The following police reports are obtained directly from the Middletown Police public information officer and inclusion on this list reflect charges filed, not convictions.
An East Hartford man faces felony charges after brandishing a loaded gun and threatening to shoot a city man while arguing on a Middletown street corner in front of his two children, according to police.
On Sept. 2 at 8:33 p.m., Shawn Gonzales, 33, of Pearl Street was part of a large crowd of people fighting at Grand and Pearl streets, according to the report, where Nestor A. Diaz, 38, of Melton Drive, East Hartford, had a gun that he pointed threateningly at another person.
He was seen putting a loaded firearm in the passenger side of his car next to his fiancé and two children with 11 bullets in the magazine, according to the affidavit. He has a pistol permit and the gun is registered. Police say the two men had a verbal argument and Diaz pulled out the gun, pointed it at Gonzales and threatened his life.
Gonzales was arrested for breach of peace; Diaz for risk of injury to a child, breach of peace, first-degree threatening, first-degree reckless endangerment, failure to store a loaded firearm properly around a minor, and having more than 10 rounds in a magazine.