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Contractor Charged, Cashier Arrested in Trumbull

Recent arrests by Trumbull Police.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Trumbull Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.

Handyman Accused of Not Being Handy

Elixon Lopez, 45, of Blacks Hill Road, Shelton, is charged as an unlicensed contractor.

Police he accepted $675 from a Trumbull resident but never returned to do the work and failed to return the money. He was detained by Shelton Police, Trumbull police said.

He is free on a written promise to appear in court.

Alleged Theft from an Employer

Claudious Atherton, 22, of Central Avenue, Bridgeport, is charged with fifth-degree larceny.

Police said he took nearly $1,000 from the register at JCPenney. He was arrested by warrant, police said.

He is free on a written promise to appear in court.

Domestic Dispute

A woman is accused of injuring her mother, who is older than 60, during a domestic dispute.

Leslie M. Perrotti, 47, of Chatfield Drive, Trumbull, is charged with assaulting a person older than 60 and disorderly conduct.

Police said Perrotti grabbed her mother's wrist. The woman complained of tenderness and pain in joint.

Perrotti was held in lieu of $15,000 bond.

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Two Face Drug Charges

Christian Laurence Rutter, 28, of Brinsmayd Avenue, Stratford, is accused of rear-ending another car.

There were no injuries, police said. He failed field sobriety tests and was charged with driving under the influence, use of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics.

Police the accident occurred at Penny and Nichols avenues. Officers subsequently searched the car and found prescription pills outside of their container, police said.

His bond was set at $1,500.

Separately, Bruce Donofrio, 44, of Wiebe Avenue, Stratford, is charged with use of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics.

Police said an officer saw him in his car parked in the commuter lot off Penny Avenue. When he talked to Donofrio, the suspect admitted he had narcotics, police said. 

His bond was set at $500.

For questions about this blotter, email the Trumbull Patch Editor at aaron.leo@patch.com.

louis June 14, 2012 at 10:26 PM
What happened to our quaint little town? Why my grandparents moved into the area 63 years ago, we didn't even have the local newspaper. 40 years of mismanagement, folks, of voting for people who didn't do anything for your vote or the paycheck you gave em. While we were all off living our lives, raising our families. Gambino mafiosi arrested in town. These guys spending like drunken soldiers on leave in shanghai. Will Timmy Herbst be sporting a new tatoo pretty soon? I remember visiting family friends who were farmers, they'd give me ice cream, hug and kiss us when I was five years old! We've traded Mayberry for Mulberry street
Big Boy June 17, 2012 at 01:49 PM
Toto, I don't think we are in Kansas any longer....

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