Man Faces Gun Charges After Bullet Lodges Into Neighbor's Home

A roundup of recent arrests by Greenwich Police.


Bullet in a neighbor's wall yields arrest

A 69-year-old Greenwich man faces charges of illegally firing a handgun inside his home, and the bullet ended up in the home of a neighbor.

According to a Greenwich Police report, Barry Peters, of 2 Homestead Ln., Greenwich, surrendered Feb. 4 to police who obtained an arrest warrant charging him with unlawful discharge of a firearm and first-degree reckless endangerment in connection with the Jan. 29 incident.

The bullet fired from a .45-caliber handgun penetrated a wall in his apartment and into the wall of a neighbor's living room, according to the report. No one was injured.

Peters was released on a promise to appear Feb. 13 in state Superior Court in Stamford.


Suspect surrenders on larceny charge

A Stamford man was arrested on a sixth-degree larceny charge after Greenwich Police obtained an arrest warrant in connection with a Jan. 16 incident on Greenwich Avenue.

According to a police report, Ronnie Carson, of 41 Stillwater Ave., Stamford, surrendered to police Feb. 4. Details of the incident were not included in the report.

Carson was released after posting $500 bond and scheduled to appear Feb. 11 in state Superior Court in Stamford.


Mother Accused of Beating Daughter

An assault charge was lodged against a woman who is accused of punching her 20-year-old daughter several times during an incident Feb. 1 in their Pine Street home.

According to a Greenwich Police report, the 53-year-old woman punched the daughter several times in the head and about the body. The suspect was released after posting a $1,000 bond and scheduled to appear Feb. 4 in state Superior Court in Stamford.


Father, son arrested after argument

A Riverside father and son were arrested following a Feb. 2 fight in their home, according to a Greenwich Police report.

The pair were involved in a "heated verbal debate" and the father, 50, allegedly punched the son in the face and body, according to the report. He was charged with disorderly conduct. The son is accused of placing a choke hold on his father. The 18-year-old son was charged with second-degree strangulation and disorderly conduct. He was released after posting $1,000 bond.

Both were scheduled to appear Feb. 4 in state Superior Court in Stamford.


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