Tolland Police Blotter: July 20 - 27

The following arrest reports, provided by Connecticut State Police Troop C in Tolland, are accurate as of July 27, 2012. Items on this list reflect charges filed, not convictions.

July 20

Alan Silvestri, 32, of 226 Merrow Road in Tolland was charged with three counts of risk of injury to a child, one count of breach of peace and one count of third-degree assault, according to police.

July 21

Police responded to an accident involving two Tolland residents after a Tolland minor tried to make a left turn out of a commercial driveway and struck the car of Tolland resident Susan Fortier, who was driving on Route 195, police said. The minor was given a written warning for failure to grant right of way, according to police.

Police responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Old Post Road and Mountain Spring Road after Middlefield resident Joseph Geenty drove through the intersection, thinking it was a four-way stop and was struck by Tolland resident Elizabeth Kohl, according to police. No injuries were reported. Geenty was issued an infraction for failure to grant right of way at an intersection, police said.

Police responded to a two-car accident on Route 30 when Ellington resident Thomas Braunstein tried to drive from a business driveway, across Route 30 to Sand Hill Road, but struck another vehicle, police report. Braunstein was issued an infraction for unsafe movement of a stopped vehicle, according to police. 

July 23

Collen Ball, 38, of 128 Old Springfield Road in Stafford Springs was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and breach of peace, according to police. Police said he kicked the door of an apartment on Hartford Turnpike in Tolland despite repeated warnings to leave and also damaged a vehicle. 

July 25

Linda Bride, 64, of 151 Anthony Road in Tolland was charged with operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol and failure to have tail lamps, according to police.

July 27

Police responded to a one-car accident on the I-84, exit 69 off ramp when an Ashford resident traveled off the road and hit a highway sign, according to police. No injuries were reported.

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