Area Police News: April 17, 2013
Two Stamford women face a number of charges following their arrests on April 8 following a disturbance at Gabriella’s Restaurant in Stamford.
Police say they responded to a call at the restaurant and arrived to find the two women, Cheryl A. Christenson, 63, and Martha J. McConville, 53, screaming and fighting with the staff. Police say they interviewed staff who reported that the two women came into the restaurant and order food but when it arrived they began to yell and broke plates and glasses at their table. They allegedly then began to harass other patrons and were asked to leave but refused.
The restaurant’s owner then became involved and asked the women to leave but they allegedly became physical and punched and kicked him.
Police arrested McConville charging her with two counts of second-degree harassment, fourth degree criminal mischief, third-degree trespass and theft of services.
Christenson was arrested and charged with theft of services and third-degree criminal trespass.
Both women were arraigned in Stamford Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail to await further court action.
Two Roxbury women were arrested on April 12 after one of them allegedly chocked the teenage son
of the other woman in a domestic dispute.
Police say they charged Shirley J. Davies, 26, with second-degree criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal obstruction of breathing. She was arraigned in Town of Roxbury Justice Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $4,000 cash bail.
Also arrested was Jennifer Jeffries, 31, who was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Police say they charged Jeffries because she allowed Davies to remain at the residence putting her son at risk. She was arraigned in Roxbury Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $1,500 cash bail to await further court action.
Alex K. Siltanen, 34, of Meridale was arrested by state police on April 13 and charged with DWI after he was allegedly found parked on Route 23 in Stamford. Police say they observed Siltanen lean out of his vehicle and vomit. Police say he was charged when his blood alcohol level allegedly tested .12 percent.
He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Stamford Court on May 14.
Joseph S. Lumbrazo, 55, of Bovina Center was arrested by state police on April 20 and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident at a neighbor’s home.
Lumbrazo was arraigned in Town of Delhi Justice Court and released to reappear on May 23 at 1 p.m.