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Milford Police Blotter: DUIs, Interfering with Police, ATM Fraud

The following arrest information was provided by the Milford Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.

Milford Police Cruiser. Credit: Julie Weisberg
Milford Police Cruiser. Credit: Julie Weisberg

Austim Spears, 24, of Blue Bird Lane in Killingly, was charged April 18 with sixth-degree larceny, ATM fraud and criminal attempt at ATM fraud. According to Milford Police, officers received a complaint from Milford Bank at 33 North Broad Street regarding fraudulent activity on a customer's account, which occurred on Oct. 20, 2013. An investigation led to an arrest warrant being issued for Spears, who is accused of taking a relative's ATM card and making unauthorized transactions totaling $446.47. He was released on a promise to appear in court May 13.

Stephen Bosler, 19, of Hubbell Place in Milford, and Alexander Collins, 18, of Utica Street in Milford, were both charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to police, officers stopped a vehicle operated by Bosler on Meadowside Road for a seat belt violation. During the stop, police found Bosler and Collins in possession of marijuana and related drug paraphernalia. They were each released on a promise to appear in court May 13. 

Herbert Nieves, 39, of Brooklawn Drive in Milford, was charged April 19 with driving while under the influence. According to police, a complaint was received regarding a disoriented motorist at the intersection of the Exit 40 off ramp on Interstate 95 and Woodmont Road. The vehicle was stopped at the traffic light for several light cycles. Officers located the vehicle, which was operated by Nieves, on Brooklawn Drive, police said. Further investigation led to the arrest of Nieves who is accused for operating the vehicle while under the influce of alcohol and/or drugs. Neives refused to perform a breathalyzer. A bond amount of $500 was set and he is scheduled to appear in court May 15.

James Kirsten, 29, of Hilldale Court in Milford, was charged April 21 with driving under the influence, traveling at an unreasonable speed, possession of narcotics, illegal storage of a narcotic prescription, possession of marijuana less than half an ounce and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to police, a vehicle operated by Kirsten was stopped on New Haven Avenue for speeding. During the stop, officers found that he was operating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, which led to his arrest. Subsequent his arrest, a breathalyzer test revealed that Kirsten had an elevated blood alcohol level. In addition, Kirsten was found in possession of marijuana, a plastic straw containing heroin and a suboxone prescription medication not stored in the proper container. A bond amount of $500 was set and he is scheduled to appear in court May 13 and May 15. 

Riyadh Albalwi, 29, of Boston Post Road in Milford, was charged April 21 with second-degree false statement and interfering with police. According to police, a complaint was received from a resident of a local motel that an unknown man and woman entreated his rom and forcibly took his money along with his cell phone, and then left the scene in a vehicle. Milford officers located the vehicle with the assistance of the Orange Police Department. An investigation found that Albalawi had met the two people earlier in the evening at a club in New Have and that no robbery had occurred. He was held on a $10,00 bond. 

Richard Cote, 47 of Chestnut Tree Hill Road in Oxford, was charged April 17 with fourth-degree larceny. According to Milford Police, Cote is accused of taking $1,329 wort of merchandise without paying for it foam Sears on March 16. An investigation led to a warrant being issued for his arrest. Milford officers also served a fugitive from justice warrant on Cote, who was wanted by the Coverntry, Rhode Island police for robbery and domestic violence, police said. He was held on a $10,000 bond.

Jun Degruchy, 28, of Warner Hill Road in Stratford, was charged April 18 with driving while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. According to police, Degruchy was discovered asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle, which was stopped in the middle of the road at the intersection of Cherry Street and Prospect Street. Upon investigation, it was determined that Degruchy was intoxicated and he was arrested. Subsequent his arrest, officers found Degruchy in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia used to ingest it, police said. An intoxilyzer test indicated Degruchy had an elevated blood alcohol content. He was held on a $500 bond.

Raymond Listorti, 32, of Meadow Street in Milford, was charged April 17 with breach of peace. According to police, officers received a complaint of a disturbance in the area of Landsdale Avenue. An investigation led to the arrest of Listorti for his involvement in a dispute with a female companion. He was released on a promise to appear in court April 21.

Jennifer Huber-Turlis, 28, and Rich Urberti, of Lincoln Avenue in Milford, were both charged April 17 with breach of peace. Huber-Turlis was additionally charged with third-degree assault. According to police, officers received a complaint of a disturbance in a home on Lincoln Avenue. An investigation led to the arrest of Urberti and Huber-Turlis for their involvement in a dispute. They were both released on a promise to appear in court April 21. 

Cesar Sarrango, 37, of Burr Street in East Haven, was charged April 17 with first-degree failure to appear in court. According to police, Sarrango was arrested by the Milford Police in 200 for sexual assault. Sarrango failed to appear in court in 2002 and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The Milford Police received information that Sarrango may be living in East Haven. On April 17, detectives located Sarrango in East Haven and he was taken into custody, police said. A bond amount of $20,000 was issued and he was arraigned in court April 17.

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