- Front Porch
MERIDEN — Judges Brian T. Fisher, Philip Scarpellino, and Kathleen Ellen McNamara preside.
Court disposition Aug. 5: Paul T. Durgan, 54, 598 Hanover Road, second-degree reckless endangerment, nolled, third-degree assault, 1 year E/S 6 months concurrent w/special parole, second-degree breach of peace, nolled.
Manuel Maldonado, 24, 42 Howe St., third-degree assault, nolled, disorderly conduct, $200 fine.
Melvin Soto, 32, 16 Garden St., violation of probation, probation terminated.
Bonday Cortland, 24, 149 Westside Drive, Hamden, interfere/resist, $100 fine.
Allen K. Mason, 40, 171 Broad St., Groton, second-degree breach of peace, 1 year conditional discharge, 6 months E/S consecutive with present sentence.
Jacob John Arkenbout, 47, 32 Knollwood Drive, Wallingford, six-degree larceny, $50 fine.
Linda Barron, 45, 88 Columbia St., evading responsibility, $75 fine.
Marco Gonzalez, 43, 65 Hillside Ave., Middletown, operating motor vehicle under suspension, 1 year conditional discharge, 90 days E/S.
Sasha Ramos, 29, 92 Truman St., New Haven, misuse of plates, $50 fine, failure to have insurance, $50 fine, operating unregistered motor vehicle, $75 fine.
Barth Walker, 21, 850 Winchesther Ave., Hamden, misuse of plates, nolled, operating unregistered motor vehicle, nolled, failure to have insurance, $100 fine.
Jorge Velecela, 37, 286 Cameron, Bristol, operating motor vehicle under suspension, $75 fine, operating unregistered motor vehicle, $50 fine, failure to have insurance, $50 fine.
Harold V. Marmaduke III, 61, 2 Central Ave., Wolcott, traveling too fast, $190 fine.
Isaac Rodriguez, 41, 25 Elro St., Manchester, speeding, $125 fine.
Robert B. Rizzo, 47, 42 Wildflower Place, Cheshire, cellphone, $75 fine.
Andrew P. Watson, 19, 28 Wall St., failure to obey stop sign, $35 fine.
Alexis Santibanez, 21, 67 View St., too fast for conditions, $35 fine.
Patrick S. Skerritt, 22, 57 Galpin St., Naugatuck, speeding, failure to renew operator’s license, failure of holder of motor vehicle registration, $140 fine.
Aaron L. Steel, 23, 111 Camp Ave., Newington, failure to obey, control signal, $70 fine.
Kojo Amoakoh, 51, 541 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, failure to drive in proper lane, $50 fine.
Don Roundtree, 34, 37 Ridge Road, West Haven, traveling too fast, $100 fine.
Tyler Schirra, 22, 44 Kingsland Ave., Wallingford, failure to obey control signal, $70 fine.
Bienvendio Castro, 48, homeless, possession of narcotics, 2 years.
1,200 Wallingford students absent for makeup school day after April …
WALLINGFORD — About 1,200 students and “less than 40 teachers” were absent from school Friday, the only school day of the week due to April … more ...
Meriden police investigating armed robbery outside Panera Bread …
MERIDEN — A woman was robbed at gunpoint Sunday afternoon while standing outside a restaurant in the Townline Square plaza on Route 5, police said. … more ...
Southington looking to open town doors to craft breweries …
BRISTOL — Patrons started showing up to the taproom at Firefly Hollow Brewing around 2 p.m. Thursday, the day for regulars, according to brewery owners. … more ...
Food Truck Fest draws thousands to Meriden’s Hubbard Park …
MERIDEN — The newest addition to pre-Daffodil Festival weekend, the U.S. Food Truck Fest entourage drew thousands to a sun-soaked Hubbard Park Saturday, in combination … more ...
Police: Cheshire man stole father’s $24,000 coin collection, paid drug …
CHESHIRE — A local man scheduled to appear in court next month faces multiple charges involving the theft of a coin collection from his father … more ...