Eviction leads to paint in the washer
A Byram man was arrested on a charge he damaged a landlord's property after he threw a can of paint at a wall and into a washing machine during an eviction proceeding.
According to a Greenwich Police report, police were called to the West Division Street resident to assist a constable trying to evict the tenant from a basement apartment, about 9 a.m. Nov. 16. Officer found that a can of off-white paint had been tossed at a bathroom wall and a 4-foot square section of the wall was covered with the paint.
The suspect "then proceed to throw the remainder of the paint into a front-end loading Samsung washing machine causing damage to the machine valued at $799," accoding to the report.
Leonardo E. Albalate, 24, of 31 W. Division St., was charged with second-degree criminal damage of a landlord's property. His bond was set at $800 and he was given a Nov. 23 date to appear in state Superior Court in Stamford.
A search for friends ends with drunk driving arrest
A Norwalk man faces a variety of charges after Greenwich Police were called to a Chestnut Street house on a report of an "unknown man was inside" the residence.
According to a police report, as officers arived shortly after 10 p.m. Nov. 16, they found a man trying to drive from the residence. The man, who had an odor of alcohol, hand an open container of an alcoholic beverage in the center console of his car, according to the report.
The report also indicated the man, who "was swaying and had slurred speech," admitted to being inside the residence "trying to find friends." Jose R. Ramirez-Aldave, 34, of 18 Heather Ln., Norwalk, was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and driving while intoxicated. His bond was set at $5,000 and he was assigned a Nov. 30 date in state Superior Court in Stamford.