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Police Investigating Paintball Shooting From Car

The latest Newtown police reports also includes an investigation of a burglary at Dunkin Donuts, and several arrests.


Paintball Gun Shot From Car

Police are investigating a report that someone was driving around shooting a paintball gun at a house and at an unoccupied car on Fleetwood Avenue in Newtown.

The witness reported to police that the paintballs used were yellow and orange, and the suspect vehicle was described as a four-door silver Toyota or Honda. The incident took place on Oct. 17, police said, in a report released Oct. 31.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call NPD at 203-426-5841 and reference case No. 2012-26343.

911 Hang-up Leads to Arrests

A man and woman were both chraged with disorderly conduct in relation to a reported domestic dispute on High Rock Road in Sandy Hook on Nov. 3.

Luigina D. Augustin, 41, and Scott E. Ostrosky, 38, were arrested at 11:52 p.m. after police responded to their residence after receiving a 911 hang-up call from the address. Both were released on a promise to appear in court on Nov. 5.

Police Investigating Dunkin Donuts Burglary

Newtown police are investigating a burglary that reportedly occurred at Dunkin Donuts, 6 Queen St., sometime between 10 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 2 am. on Oct. 30. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 203-426-5841 and reference case No. 2012-27283.

Man, Woman Charged in Domestic

A domestic dispute at a Fanwood Road residence in Sandy Hook on Nov. 1 resulted in the arrest of a man and a woman, police said.

After conducting an investigation on scene, police charged Eileen Fish, 51, of Fanwood Road, with third-degree assault and interfering with an officer. William Camp, 52, of Windgate Circle in Monroe, was charged with disorderly conduct.

Camp was released on a promise to appear in court on Nov. 2, while Fish posted a $25,000 bond and was due in court on the same day as Camp.

Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charge

Joshua Delle Donne, 19, of Pelham, N.Y., was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Hawleyville Road at 12:37 a.m. on Oct. 29.

Donne was charged with possession of more than a half ounce marijuana, possession of a hallucinogen, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to obey a stop sign. He was released on $1,000 bond and is due in court on Nov. 13.

Man Charged With Disorderly Conduct

John Majlinger, 52, was arrested at 3:26 p.m. on Nov. 4 on a charge of disorderly conduct at a Mount Nebo Road residence in Newtown. He posted a $100 bond and was due in court on Nov. 5.

Abbey Lane Man Arrested on Multiple Charges

A team of Newtown police officers executed a search warrant at 1 Abbey Lane in Newtown at 9:15 p.m. on Oct. 28 and arrested Joseph Scarpelli, 21, on outstanding warrants for:

  • three counts of violation of a protective order
  • two counts of breach of peace
  • one count of interfering with an officer
  • one count of disorderly conduct
  • one count of criminal trespass
  • three counts of first-degree failure to appear
  • two counts of second-degree failure to appear

The arrest stems from four separate incidents in 2011 and 2012, police said.

Scarpelli was held on a $145,000 court-set bond and was scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 30.

Park Pool House Vandalized

Police said the Treadwell Park pool house, at 49 Philo Curtis Road, was vandalized sometime overnight on Oct. 31. Details about the vandalism or extent of damages were not available.

Nike Glasses Found

On Nov. 4, a pair of prescription eye glasses were found in the area of 15 Jeremiah Road in Sandy Hook. They are Nike brand with Flexon and the color gray, police said. The owner may contact Officer William Hull at 203-426-5841 or email William.hull@newtown-ct.gov


This information was provided by the Newtown Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

Thomas November 08, 2012 at 11:07 PM
I hate it when people use Paintball Markers to do horrible acts. It just makes the sport look bad and the players look like delinquents. A lot of sites like http://www.airsplat.com/airsoft-info.htm give education pages and advise AGAINST ANYTHING LIKE THIS! But people like this make it so difficult to take away any misconception on the sport. Brave of the employee to flag down the police anyway he could not knowing if the rifle was real or not. Super brave.

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