Valentine’s Day Rollover
2/14: At around 5:20 p.m. this past Valentine’s Day, a 2005 Volkswagen GTI travelling northbound on Danbury Road smashed into the side of a 2011 Toyota Rav 4 as the Toyota attempted to enter the northbound lane from a driveway; the impact caused the Volkswagen to rollover into the adjacent southbound lane and the Rav 4 skidded across the roadway and came to a stop against a rock wall, according to police reports.
Both the driver of the Volkswagen, Sean Curtiss, 25, of Warren, Conn., and the driver of the Rav 4, Patricia Merolla, 52, of New Fairfield, were transported to Norwalk Hospital for unspecified injuries, according to police. Police charged Merolla with failure to grant the right of way from exiting a driveway.
Dazed and Concerned
2/19: Police received a call from a concerned person involving the behavior of another member of the person’s group, all of whom were subsequently transported to Danbury Hospital for observation because they had ingested an unspecified drug, police said. The parties involved were two 18-year-old females, a 20-year-old male, and a 19-year-old male. Police said they found two small baggies of marijuana and charged Tyler Margid, a resident of the house where the incident took place, with an infraction for possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana.
Crash without a recollection
2/18: A vehicle driven by an 83-year-old Wilton resident travelled off the roadway of Belden Hill Road and crashed into a tree, according to police. Police said that the man, Robert Kosar, did not know what happened. He was transported to Norwalk Hospital for “lacerations” to the head and chest areas, police said.
Bad check arrest
2/16: Police charged a Fairfield man with the crimes of issuing a bad check and fifth-degree larceny, stemming from an investigation that occurred on 8/31 of last year, police said. The accused, Maciej Raszczyk-Lawski, 30, allegedly purchased $590 worth of merchandise from Ring’s End Lumber in Wilton with a check; that check was allegedly from an account that the accused had closed two-three years ago, according to police.
Party Busted on Linden Tree
2/20: Police busted a party on Linden Tree Road after receiving a noise complaint, according to police reports. Police said they found several cases of beer, and that the residence had been entrusted to a 16-year-old Wilton female in order for the youth to watch the owners of the residence’s pets. Police estimated 25-35 youths had been at the party, some of whom ran when the cops showed up. The case is still open for investigation and no charges have been lodged. Police said the 16-year-old is being referred to the School Resources Officer.
Don't spit on your mother
2/15: Police responded to a disorderly conduct complaint on Grumman Hill Road in Wilton. Apparently, a 16-year-old male youth “spat on the back of his mother” and subsequently, the mother’s boyfriend became involved and allegedly slapped the 16-year-old in the face. The youth called the police to lodge the complaint. The boyfriend involved in the incident has been charged with disorderly conduct and the youth will also face disorderly charges in juvenile court, according to police.