Men Face Indecency Charge For 'Lewd Act' in Public Restroom

Greenwich Police reports for Sept. 7-9

Two men — one from Greenwich the other from Stamford — were arrested via warrant and charged with one count each of public indecency and disorderly conduct on Saturday, Sept. 8.

Police said Stephen M. Sanna, 56, of Cognewaugh Road and Marc E. Taksel, 57, of Stamford were charged in connection with an incident or incidents that occurred on Friday, Aug. 30 in an unspecified town park. Each is accused of performing a lewd act in a public restroom that was observed by a witness.

Both the men turned themselves in upon learning of the warrants. They were released on a promise to appear in court on Sept. 17.


A 17 year old resident of Bethel was arrested via warrant and charged with driving a under the influence of alcohol and operating without a license on Friday, Sept. 7.

Police said the youth — whose name was not released due to his age at the time of the incident — was arrested in connection with a motor vehicle accident that occurred at about 1:35 a.m. on Nov. 6, 2011, on Horseneck Lane.

The report does not state how or when the youth's blood alcohol count was measured.

The teen was released on a promise to appear in court on Sept. 24.


A 23 year old Greenwich man was arrested and charged with third degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct on Saturday, Sept. 8, following a domestic dispute at his Wilbur Peck Court residence.

Police said they responded to the residence at about 2:12 a.m. on a report of a domestic dispute in progress. On arrival, officers determined that the 23 year old male had "erupted into a violent belligerent tirade" while an adult female and two young children were present. During this outburst, the man allegedly kicked a door, damaging it.

The man was released on a promise to appear in court on Sept. 10.

[Greenwich Patch does not publish the names of persons involved in domestic disputes.]


Ruben A. Acapana, 31, of Stamford was arrested and charged with failure to appear in court on Sunday, Sept. 9, following a motor vehicle stop.

Police said an officer on patrol on Mill Street noticed that the registration number on Acapana's Toyota, which had been picked up by the squad car's license plate reader, came back as suspended or revoked.

After stopping the vehicle police determined that Acapana had an active warrant for his arrest for failure to appear.

Acapana reportedly posted a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 17.

About this column: Arrest information is supplied by the Greenwich Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.


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