Domestic Violence in a Car
Gregg W. Gerathy, 52, of Shelton Road, Trumbull, is charged with first-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening, third-degree assault and second-degree breach of the peace.
Police said a 911 caller reported hearing a woman screaming for help from a car parked on Copper Kettle Road.
An investigation determined Gerathy tried to strangle a female acquaintance with a seatbelt and refused to let her leave the car.
His bond was set at $75,000.
Alleged Reckless Driver Skipped Court
Mark Anthony Barreira, 30, of Whitney Avenue, Trumbull, is accused of hitting a parked car at Home Depot on Monroe Turnpike and fleeing.
Police tracked Barreira's car using video surveillance and arrested Barreira, but he failed to appear in court, according to reports.
He surrendered to police.
His bond was set at $10,500.
Cashmere Clothing Stolen
Avira Bracy, 27, of Branford, is accused stealing nearly $1,000 in cashmere items from Lord & Taylor in the Westfield Trumbull Mall.
Police said Bracy put four items into her purse and tried to walk out of the store.
Bracy is charged with fifth-degree larceny and her bond was set at $1,000.
Do Police Have your Bike?
Police are seeking the owners of about a dozen bicycles being held at Police Headquarters.
The department has to keep bicycles for six months, and some have been there for three months already.
If your bike was stolen in the last six months, please call the Records Division at 203-261-3665 to see if yours is there, police said.
Trumbull Homeowner Says His House is Being Targeted
A man reports that his Ceil Road home has been shot on two occasions using an air rifle or low caliber weapon. The shooter(s) may have been driving a dark sedan. He said he has filed a police report.
Anyone else whose home has been shot at is asked to call police at 203-261-3665.