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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Patrick M. McDonald, 31, 123 Dalton St., Oakville, at 1:45 a.m. March 28 for illegally carrying firearm while under the influence of drugs/alcohol, risk of injury to a child, breach of peace in the 2nd degree, and reckless endangerment in the 1st …

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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Daniel Priestman, 42, 176 Smith Pond Rd., Watertown at 11:30 p.m. March 21 for risk of injury to a child, breach of peace in the 2nd degree and harassment in the 1st degree.

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On March 17 at approximately 4 p.m., the Watertown Police Department responded to a single family residence on Morris Town Line Highway for the report of a home invasion and that the suspect was armed with a hatchet and injured an occupant in the residence.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Conor Zoller, 29, 44 Ledgewood Rd., Watertown, at 5:45 p.m. March 12 for breach of peace in the 2nd degree.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Brian Collier, 48, 296 New Haven Ave., Waterbury, at 9 p.m. March 6 for burglary in the 3rd degree, criminal mischief in the 3rd degree, and larceny in the 4th degree.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Jeffrey Bushey, 26, 48 Harvard St., Watertown, at 1:20 a.m. on February 25 for improper use of a marker/license/registration, traveling unreasonably fast, operation of a drug factory, possession with intent to sell narcotic substances, possession …

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WATERTOWN — Watertown police report that on February 18, the Watertown Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant at the Golden Phoenix Spa, 1278 Main St. in connection to a promoting prostitution investigation.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Janeiro Sandoval, 32, 221 Riverside St., Oakville, at 9:13 p.m. February 11 for breach of peace in the 2nd degree. 

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WATERTOWN — Police report they arrested Timothy Griskus, 63, 52 Long Hill Rd., Waterbury, at 8:30 p.m. February 7 for illegally operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that they arrested Maxwell Weiff, 24, 351 Oakville Ave., Waterbury, at 4:45 a.m. January 31, for traveling unreasonably fast, reckless driving, failure to drive in the proper lane, improper muffler, tinted auto glass requirements and breach of peace in the 2nd degree. 

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Marco Guenter Spaeth, 29, 13 Colonial St., Oakville, at 9:45 a.m. January 22 for disorderly conduct and violation of a protective order.

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 WATERTOWN — Police arrested Rudolph Sigel, 63, 360 Straits Tnpke., Watertown, at 8 p.m. January 18 for disorderly conduct.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Nijat Dzafer, 58, 76 Buckingham St., Oakville, was arrested at 7:20 p.m. January 3 for criminal lockout. He was released with a promise to appear.

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WATERTOWN — Chief Joshua Bernegger was sworn in as Chief of Police of the Watertown Police Department on January 4. Chief Bernegger is a twenty-three year law enforcement veteran, beginning his career with the Naugatuck Police Department in 1997. The Watertown Police Department hired Chief B…

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Veteran Watertown Animal Control Officer Pat Conte is retiring from the town after 31 years of dedicated service to the town of Watertown, its citizens, pets and wildlife. From iguanas to bears and more, Officer Conte used her expertise to evaluate circumstances, which was such a valuable as…

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Vincent Perucci, 40, 386 Buckingham St., Oakville, at 4:10 p.m. December 13 for disorderly conduct, assault in the 2nd degree and strangulation/suffocation in the 3rd degree.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Police Department is attempting to locate a male party named Connor Harkins. Mr. Harkins is a white male, approx. 5 ft. 11. in. tall approx. 155 lbs. brown hair, clean shaven. Last seen wearing a black ski Jacket, black pants, grey sneakers. If you locate this indiv…

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A check for $1,500 is delivered by Watertown Lion President Kathie Trowbridge to the Watertown Police Department to enhance their training site. Shown from left are Town Manager Mark Raimo, Police Chief John C. Gavallas, Range Officer Jesse Esposito, Lion President Kathie Trowbridge and Dept…

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Koffi Pipi Ande, 37, 220 French St., Watertown, at 4:20 p.m. December 4 for risk of injury to a child. 

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Lions Club discovered that 18 Christmas trees were missing on the morning of Sunday, November 29 when they opened for their Christmas tree sale fundraiser in the Watertown Plaza. Three hundred and twenty-four trees were counted when they were taken off the delivery …

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Kevin Masse, 63, 587 Plank Rd., Waterbury, at 6:38 a.m. November 25 for disorderly conduct and threatening in the 2nd degree.

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Officer Matthew Chiucarello was sworn in as Watertown’s newest officer in a brief ceremony at police headquarters on November 18. Officer Chiucarello was a certified police officer in Meriden prior to coming to Watertown, where he most recently served as a school resource officer. Due to the…

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WATERTOWN — Police report that David Griffin Dimichele, 21, 107 Circuit Ave., Watertown, was arrested at 4:07 p.m. November 20 for disorderly conduct.

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The Watertown Police Department is attempting to identify a male party observed (and videoed) physically abusing a dog that he was walking on Westview Drive in the area of Frances Ann Drive in Oakville at approximately 8 a.m. on November 15. The male is identified as a white male, approximat…

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The Watertown Police Department Detective Bureau is attempting to identify two male parties involved in the depositing and withdrawing thousands of dollars using fraudulent checks at ION Bank locations over multiple occasions. The males have been driving a red 2006 Honda Accord SE, 4 door, c…

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Samantha Chavez, 25, 17 1st Ave., Waterbury, was arrested at 1 p.m. November 5 for failure to appear in the 2nd degree.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Steven Lynn, 33, 78 Buckingham St., Watertown, was arrested at 3:35 p.m. November 1 for disorderly conduct. 

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Steven Anthony Byron, 30, 108 French St., Watertown, was arrested at 7 p.m. October 24 for disorderly condeuct. He was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond.

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WATERTOWN — On October 13, the Watertown Police Department Patrol Division arrested Richard Martin, DOB 7/1/71 of 245 Cherry Ave., on charges of threatening in the first degree, assault in the third degree, reckless endangerment in the first degree, unlawful restraint in the first degree and…

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Jerson Chavez Martinez, 34, 17 Victor St., Danbury, was arrested at 2 a.m. October 14 for larceny in the 2nd degree, robbery in the 3rd degree, breach of peace in the 2nd degree, and unlawful restraint in the 2nd degree.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Alexei Mitchourov, 54, 47 Contour Ct., Oakville, was arrested at 8:30 p.m. on September 29 for possession of a controlled substance within 1500 feet of a school/housing project/day care, and breach of peace in the 2nd degree.

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Erika Lourdes Polanco, 22, 55 Elmwood Ave., Waterbury, was arrested at 6 p.m. September 26 for criminal attempt/larceny in the 3rd degree, criminal attempt/robbery 3rd degree, breach of peace 2nd degree, and assault in the 3rd degree. 

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Police Department has been made aware of vandalism and thefts of political campaign signs. These activities are criminal in nature and any complaint made to the Watertown Police Department will be investigated fully and charges of trespassing, criminal mischief and …

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The Watertown Police Department is attempting to identify a suspect who removed and stole Jeep Wrangler spare tires off of two vehicles for sale at Shaker’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, at 1230 Main St., in Watertown at approximately 7:20 p.m. Sunday, September 13. The suspect appears to be a wh…

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WATERTOWN — Police report that Jeffrey J. Fennelly, 36, 710 Buckingham St., Oakville, was arrested at 7:35 p.m. and 7:38 p.m. on September 19 for 2 counts of failure to appear in the 1st degree, and failure to appear in the 2nd degree.  

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Kenneth Gerald Neibel, 50, 96 Pond View Dr., Watertown, at 11:35 a.m., September 12 for illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and failure to drive upon right.

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Joshua Romero, 34, 105 Glenrock Rd., Waterbury at 8:19 p.m. on September 6 for breach of peace in the 2nd degree.

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown Police Department will be running a DWI check point from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, September 4 on Davis Street.

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BRONX, N.Y. — Watertown detectives extradited Alondra Villar, DOB 11/14/96 of 1435 Bryant Ave., Apt 1, Bronx, N.Y., from the Bergin County Jail in New Jersey to the Watertown Police Department on August 14, where she was arrested by warrant and charged with forgery in the first degree, larce…

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The Watertown Police Department is attempting to identify a white/Hispanic male involved in trespassing and attempts to enter vehicles. One incident was on August 10 at approximately 6:30 a.m. in the Sunnyside Avenue neighborhood of Oakville. The male appears to be approximately 18 years old…

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Yatiannya Shieriea Baker, 23, 256 Ledgewood Rd., Watertown at 5 p.m. on August 23 for breach of peace in the 2nd degree.

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WATERTOWN — Police arrested Amber Kelleca Jones, 19, 103 Rosewood Ave., Waterbury at 8 p.m. August 13 for disorderly conduct.