On Saturday, June 16, a jeep driven on Lakeview Terrace hit a tree head-on. When the police arrived, the driver had left the vehicle. Police request that anyone who witnessed the accident to contact the police.
On Sunday, June 17, a grey Toyota Celica, missing it’s front license plate, was involved in a two car collision at Hanover and School House Road when Matthew Tyler Gerry did not stop at a stop sign. Police charged Gerry, 24, Washington Avenue, Newtown, with failure to display plates, not stopping at a stop sign, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, and he was charged on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. He was released on a $500 bond.
Police are looking for the owner of a silver necklace and medallion that was lost near the Youth Academy during the Relay For Life. The person who lost the necklace can contact Ofc. Ruszcyk at the Newtown Police Department. 203-426-5841.
Two bicycles were recovered at Head O Meadow Rd and Sugar St. Anyone who believes they are the owner of the bicycles should come to the police station and will be asked to give an accurate description of the bikes before they will be released. Reference case number 2012-15549.
At 1 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, an officer making a routine late night at 266 Main Streetcheck saw James D. Walsh, 22, Yearling Lane, backing a black Chevy Silverado down a hill behind buildings. Damage was caused to the embankment and guardrail and Walsh was charged with criminal mischief and two counts of carrying weapons, including a hunting knife and brass knuckles, in a motor vehicle. He was processed and released on a $1,000 bond.
On June 12, Jason Hill, 24, of unknown address, and Megan Roberts, 22, of New St, New Milford, were charged with stealing a boat. The boat had been reported stolen from New Milford. They were charged with larceny in the third degree. Roberts was also charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and was held on a $1,000 bond. Hill was also charged with interfering and criminal impersonation. He was held on a $100,000 bond.
On June 12, an officer patrolling Treadwell Park observed two men sitting in the parking lot. As the officer approached the car, he smelled marijuana coming from the car. Marc Bonacci, 20, of Founders Lane, Sandy Hook, was charged with possession of 3.9 ounces of marijuana with intent to distribute, and possession within 1500 feet of a school zone.
The other occupant of the car, Mitchell Lobuglio, 20, Taunton Lake, was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and was given an infraction for possession of marijuana and and possession of drug paraphernalia.
On June 5, Christopher Mulligan, 18, Botsford Rd, Sandy Hook, received an infraction for possession of a half an ounce of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The officer had been patrolling Dickenson Park with the K-9 Baro, who detected the odor of marijuana coming from the pavilion. Mulligan was questioned about the marijuana and Mulligan said that he had been smoking in the park. With Baro’s assistance, the officer then found the marijuana hidden behind a small building behind the pavilion.