Tit For Tat
During an incident on June 1, South Windsor police arrested a 44-year-old local man for violating a protective order after he contacted his former girlfriend. And then police also arrested the ex, a 47-year-old Windsor woman, when they discovered she called him back.
The man called her repeatedly on her cell phone and was subsequently charged with criminal violation of a protective order and harassment in the second degree. She was charged with criminal violation of a protective order for returning his calls. Both suspects were held on $5,000 bond.
Would You Like Sugar With That?
Police arrested a 26-year-old Glastonbury man in a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot on June 2 after officers located heroin on the floor of the car near one of the passengers, according to a June 2 article in the Hartford Courant.
The suspect was charged with possession of heroin and was held with bail set at $2,500. Police state they were conducting surveillance on a red Nissan pickup truck at the parking lot during the incident.
Bristol Police arrested a 19-year-old Unionville man after he allegedly filed a false complaint that he was robbed, according to a June 2 article in the Bristol Press. He allegedly filed the complaint following what was later determined to be a botched drug deal.
The suspect contacted police on May 31 at 3:15 a.m. and told them he was robbed at a local store. Police report he met officers at a gas station and told them that a man approached him asking for $30 to drive his pregnant wife to Darien, eventually taking $90 and driving away in a black Jeep after shoving him. Police state the suspect actually gave the man $80 for painkillers that turned out to be three Advil Liqui-Gels.
Police charged the suspect with attempted possession of a controlled substance, second-degree making a false statement, falsely reporting an incident and possession of marijuana.
Better Late Than Never
Norwalk Police arrested a 24-year-old man who allegedly shot a 19-year-old last fall and turned him over to the New Britain Police Department, according to a June 2 article in the New Britain Herald. The suspect, a former New Britain resident, is being held on $1.5 million bond for attempted murder.
Police charged the suspect with attempted murder, first-degree assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm and criminal possession of a pistol. He is being held on $1.5 million bond.
The suspect allegedly shot and wounded the victim, who is still recovering from his injuries, while neighborhood residents were watching a football game. Police suspect the incident may have prompted a retaliatory shooting in New Britain in January that resulted in two brothers being arrested and a third being sought by police.
Police arrested a 35-year-old man at a Southington motel who they believe robbed the Webster Bank on Main Street on June 1 while dressed as a woman, according to an article in the Bristol Press. Police state they received several anonymous tips after a surveillance photo of the suspect appeared in the paper.
The suspect is accused of entering the bank while wearing a black velour dress with a bandana on his head and demanding cash from an employee while hinting that he had a weapon. He escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The article states he may have tried to enter a Route 6 jewelry store minutes before the robbery.
Employees state they refused to let him in because of how he was dressed considering the 90-degree day and reported the incident.
The suspected was charged with first-degree robbery and fifth-degree larceny. He is being held on $750,000 bond.
The West Hartford Police arrested a 21-year-old resident at 9:13 p.m. near New Britain Avenue and Valley Crest Drive on June 3 for illegal possession of marijuana on June 3. Police found marijuana stored in his groin area following a traffic stop.
He is scheduled to appear in court on June 8 as of press time.