Lamps Stolen From Residence, Man Charged With Threatening

The following arrest information was supplied by the Newtown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Exterior lamps were reported stolen from the entrance to a driveway in the area of Hosey Coach Rd. Police believe the lamps were taken in the overnight hours of Saturday, Sept. 29.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Newtown Police Department at (203) 426-5841. All calls will be kept confidential.


Robert Coffey, 29, of Waterbury was charged with sixth-degree larceny, unauthorized use of an ATM card and second-degree failure to appear on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at approximately 10:09 p.m.

According to police, Connecticut Bail Enforcement agents arrived at Newtown Police Department with Coffey in custody for a previous failure to appear charge stemming from a missed court date on Sept. 20.

Coffey was processed and held on $15,00 court set bond.


Timothy Mingey, 39, of Shelton, turned himself in to Newtown Police on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at approximately 5:45 p.m. after learning that a warrant had been issued for his arrest for second-degree harassment.

Mingey was processed and released on written promise to appear in Danbury Superior Court on Oct. 4.


Robert Dipple, 38, of Newtown was charged with operating with a suspended license, misuse of a marker plate, driving without insurance and driving with a defective muffler on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at approximately 1:41 a.m.

According to police, Dipple was stopped by Southbury Police near exit 14 of I-84 for a motor vehicle violation. Dipple was also listed as a wanted person for a second-degree failure to appear on charges of operating with a suspended license.

Dipple was released on bonds totaling $5,000 and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on Oct. 10.


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