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Police Roundup: Domestic Violence Arrests; I-95 Crash

Arguments at home result in two arrests.

 

Argument over use of car

An argument over the inability to use a car, led to the arrest of a 20-year-old Greenwich man on third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct charges on Wednesday evening.

According to a Greenwich Police report, the Gard Court resident was "out of control throwing items all over the house" after the victim refused to let him use her car about 5:45 p.m., Jan. 2. The suspect used obscenities towards the victim and also punched his bedroom door, causing the victim to retreat to her car to await the arrival of police, according to the report.

The suspect was released after posting $1,000 bond and was scheduled to appear Jan. 3 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

 

Cellphone charger use leads to argument

An argument between a husband and wife over a cell phone charger ended with the arrest of the 46-year-old man, according to police.

The man apparently came home intoxicated and the argument began about 2 a.m. Dec. 30, Greenwich Police said in a report. The Park Place resident is accused of taking items on the kitchen counter and throwing them around the room.

The man was charged with disorderly conduct and held in lieu of $250 bond. He was to appear Dec. 31 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

 

I-95 Crash Slows Traffic

The reason for the traffic tie-up on the Connecticut Turnpike mid-Thursday afternoon was a crash between a car and SUV, according to Greenwich Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Zack.

"It was originally reported as a crash with tractor trailers when it was a crash between a sedan and an SUV," Zack said. "Actually it was a van and an SUV just passed the Byram River bridge, just over New York border before Exit 2." The drivers of a tractor trailer and a box truck pulled over to assist the crash victims, Zack added.

Zack said that in order to reach the crash scene, emergency crews had to drive into Port Chester, exit I-95, then reenter the highway to head northbound to the crash which closed two lanes. The two drivers were taken to Stamford Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to Zack.

The SUV gas tank was breached, causing 10 to 15 gallons of gasoline and firefighters having to drain the tank, Zack also said.

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