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Middletown Arrests: Jan. 8-14

The following police reports come from the Middletown Police public information officer. Individuals named here reflect charges filed, never a conviction.

Middletown Arrests: Jan. 8-14

Middletown Police report the following incidents:

Jan. 14

VIOLATION OF PROTECTIVE ORDER — Police were called to a home on Stoneycrest Drive about a man, Lennox Powell, 51, of Blackstone Village, Meriden, banging on the door and yelling, "I'm going to kill you, according to the report," "like a lunatic," a witness said, and then left the area in a Dodge Intrepid. A protective order was found on file, police say, and he explained his presence there was to get clothes so he could move to New York City.

THIRD-DEGREE ASSAULT, SECOND-DEGREE UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT, Sexual Assault in Spousal or Cohabiting Relationship — Michael J. Fedak, 28, of Timber Ridge Drive turned himself in on an outstanding warrant from a Dec. 29 incident. He was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and due back in Middletown Superior Court on Feb. 5 at 10 a.m.

TWO COUNTS SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — At 4 a.m., police were called to a home on East Main Street about a verbal domestic incident involving Shadora C. Arrington, 22, of Stanley Street, who was found with an outstanding warrant from December and January court dates.

Jan. 13

THIRD-DEGREE ASSAULT — Police were called to a home on Inverness Lane about a physical domestic between two brothers, Carl B. Bolton, 26, and Michael Bolton, 20, both of Inverness Lane, according to the report. Carl was outside with his dog, police say, with a swollen jaw from Michael punching him in the face after they fought about one not taking the dog for a walk. Both were charged.

Jan. 12

SECOND-DEGREE FAILURE TO APPEAR — At 6:17 a.m., police were called to the stop light at Route 9 on Hartford Avenue about a man, Robert Niemczyk, 23, of Rowley Street, Newington, sleeping in his Ford F250 truck, according to the report, as the lights cycled through several times. He was found with an outstanding warrant. He was found guilty in August of driving without a license in New Britain, according to court records.

Jan. 11

THIRD-DEGREE CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, INTERFERING WITH EMERGENCY CALL — At 1:11 p.m., police received a 911 call hangup, according to the report, about Brooks A. Benford III, 20, of Maplewood Terrace who his mother said told him a friend hit him in the head with an iPad and became angry, saying she cared more about the device than him. He kicked and broke the trash can, police say, and punched two holes in the wall, refused to leave and pulled the phone out of the wall when she tried to call 911. He has been arrested in the past, police say, for domestic violence offenses and has two failure to appear charges. 

Jan. 10 

BREACH OF PEACE — At 5:37 p.m., a female victim was at Stop & Shop on East Main Street with her daughter and stepdaughter, police say, and was approached by her husband's ex-wife, Gianna A. Doncantamessa, 47, of Deerfield Avenue, who is the girl's biological mother, swore at her and demanded the whereabouts of her daughter. The report says Doncantamessa then told the victim's daughter that her mother stole her daughter away and brainwashed her, followed the victim while screaming at her. Doncantamessa told police she was angry because she couldn't see her daughter and smelled of alcohol. The victim told officers this was an ongoing issue, the report says.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT — At 9:06 p.m., Jeffrey Fillback, 49, of Pearl Street was at his home with two other individuals drinking, according to the report, and struck a woman friend in the face multiple times after they screamed at each other. He smelled of alcohol, police say, and admitted to drinking beer and vodka. The report says he was convicted for second-degree failure to appear in 2005 and drug-related charges in 1989.

Jan. 9

UNREGISTERED VEHICLE, INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM, UNSAFE MOVEMENT — Edward C. Kaika, 74, of Evergreen Avenue was picked up in the morning on an outstanding warrant. 

Jan. 8

LICENSE SUSPENDED, UNREASONABLE SPEED — At 6:43 p.m., Misty Gedney, 36, of Spring Street was seen by an officer driving a van out of a driveway on Spring Street and drive away recklessly at a high rate of speed, according to the report. 

LICENSE SUSPENDED, UNREGISTERED VEHICLE, INSURANCE COVERAGE FAILS MINIMUM, EVADING RESPONSIBILITY — At 6 p.m., Carla Palmer, 43, of Thimble Rock Road was picked up on an outstanding warrant. 

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