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Columbia-Hebron Police activity May 20 – June 6, 2011

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police161On Friday, May 20, 2011, Police report that sometime between May 19 at 6:30 p.m. and May 20 at 1:45 p.m., the concession shed at Veterans Park on Wall St., Hebron, CT was broken into. The window of the structure appears to have been pried open, but nothing appears to have been taken from the inside. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the Hebron Resident Trooper James Nolting at (860) 537-7500.

On Thursday, May 26, 2011, sometime in the early morning hours, Murphy’s Drive-In Restaurant on Route 66, Columbia, CT was entered and a safe containing cash was stolen. The incident is under investigation.

On Saturday, May 28, 2011, Robert Welch, 24, of 12 Wood Acres Road, Hebron, was arrested for failure to drive (on the) right and driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol after being pulled over on a traffic stop.

On Monday, May 30, 2011, Nicholas Lafferty, 21, of 8 Lakeview Drive, Columbia, CT was arrested for third-degree assault and breach of peace following a verbal altercation which escalated to a physical altercation whereby the accused allegedly hit his brother at least four times about the head and arms. The victim was transported to Windham Hospital where he was treated and released.

On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, Dean Porter, 50, of 4 Circle Drive, Windham, CT was arrested in Columbia, CT for traveling too fast for conditions and driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

On Friday, June 3, 2011, Frank Wilkosz, 64, of East Hartford, CT was issued a ticket for failure to grant the right of way from a driveway following an accident with a vehicle driven by William Churchill, 59, of Brownington, VT on Route 85 in Hebron, CT. Mr. Wilkosz turned left from a driveway to head south on Route 85 and struck Mr. Churchill’s car, which was traveling northbound on Route 85. A juvenile passenger in Mr. Wilkosz’s car was transported for minor injuries.

On Sunday, June 5, 2011, Graham Waddington, 19, of 260 Skinner Road, Hebron, CT was arrested for breach of peace, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of less than 4 ounces of marijuana after he caused a disruption while being treated at the Middlesex Hospital Walk-In Clinic in Marlborough, CT.

Posted 6-8-2011

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