Risk of injury to a minor allegation
12/22: Police responded to a complaint from a employee concerning a possible case of child abuse. Allegedly, a woman, identified as Tammy Lindquist, 48, of Norwalk, had been yelling at two Wilton children—aged two and five—inside of the CVS, allegedly calling them “little bastards,” police said. The employee who called the police said that the accused had grabbed one of the children by the neck while the child was in the back of an SUV driven by the accused, according to police. Police then tracked down the accused vehicles. “Based on witness statements and statements made by the children, Mrs. Lindquist was placed in custody and the parents and DCF [Dept. of Children and Families] were notified. There were no signs of physical injuries to the two children,” reports state. The accused had been hired to care for the two kids. Police charged the accused with risk of injury to a minor and released her on a promise to appear in court.
A verbal dispute, a butcher knife and an alleged outstanding debt
12/20: Allegedly, a man pulled up to a residence on Westport Road and pounded on the door for some time. When there was no answer the man returned to his car and waited in the driveway. A woman inside the house called her father, allegedly out of fear, and because she apparently did not know who the man was or why he was there. The woman’s father, identified as Geroge Llorens, 65, of Westport, drove from his hometown to Wilton and encountered the man in the driveway.
Police said that the man was there to pick up an unspecified amount of money from the husband of the household for unspecified “work done.” During the subsequent dispute in the driveway, Llorens, a chef by trade, brandished a butcher knife, according to police.
While engaged in animated banter, the two men allegedly gesticulated within close enough quarters that Llorens’ butcher knife and the man‘s finger made contact, causing “minor injury” to the finger, reports say. The victim, identified only as a 44-year-old male Stamford resident, refused hospital treatment after police arrived on scene; the police were called by the woman occupant.
Wilton Police charged Llorens with third-degree assault and possession of a weapon. The accused posted a $2,500 bond and was issued a promise to appear in court, according to police reports.
Three bad checks and you’re out
12/20: Police arrested a 43-year-old woman from New Haven for three counts of issuing a bad check, a total of $609, to . The accused, Susan Harwood, posted a $750 bond and was released on a promise to appear in court.
Attempted grocery theft
12/21: A 56-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly trying to steal $215 worth of groceries from Police said that the woman, identified as Kathleen O’Brien, of Ridgefield, allegedly attempted to conceal a bag full of unpaid groceries with an umbrella after using the self-checkout counter. Police said that an employee noticed this and called the Wilton Police Department; the accused was subsequently arrested for sixth-degree larceny and issued a promise to appear in court.
Unwanted sexual contact
12/23: A 23-year-old male was arrested after police investigated a complaint of unwanted sexual contact towards a 20-year-old female victim, according to police reports. Allegedly, the accused, identified as Anthony Brown of Bridgeport, had been sleeping over a residence where the victim was also sleeping, and, allegedly, the accused entered the victim’s bedroom and made the unwanted sexual contact, police reports say. Police said the accused was also found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a pipe. Police charged the accused with fourth-degree sexual assault (which does not intercourse or genital contact), possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia, and held him on a $5,000 bond until he was arraigned in court on Dec. 23, according to police.
Youth pot smoking
12/23: Police reports say that two juveniles, both Wilton boys aged 16, were arrested for possession of less than half-an-ounce of marijuana at Oak Ledge Lane. One of the youths was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. They were charged and released on a promise to appear in court.