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Weekend Police Blotter

Domestic incidents kept police busy.

The following arrest information was supplied by the Vernon Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.



A Vernon woman is facing a second-degree breach of peace charge and a charge that she violated a protective order after an incident on Sunday at 104 Phoenix St., an arrest report indicates.

Anna Teresa Uskitis, 42, of 55 Davis Ave., was taken into custody at 3:41 a.m., police said. 

Police said she was intoxicated during the incident. She was assigned a $75,000 bond and was to appear in court on Monday, police said.



Gary McCormick, 38, of 695 Talcottville Rd., Apt. 31B, is was to appear in court on Monday on a $250,000 bond to face third-degree assault, disorderly conduct, first-degree unlawful restraint and violating a protective order, police said.

McCormick was taken into custody at 8:53 p.m. on Saturday, police said.

The police call log for Saturday indicates officers ere dispatched to a domestic disturbance at his residence at that time on Saturday.

Police said A Verbal argument between McCormick and a woman turned physical  and that the victim had a standing protective order issued against him.

Police made no reference to any major injuries.



A 22-year-old Vernon man is facing g charges that he drove under the influence and was driving in the wrong lane following a one-car crash at 504 Talcottville Rd. on Saturday, police said.

Police said a car driven by Kevin Conway, of 4 Wilson Lane, crashed into a utility pole at 5:31 a.m., police said. According to the VPD call log, there was an accident near the Pizza Hut on Taltottville Road at that time.

He was released on a $500 bond and he was assigned a court date of April 16, police said.



Saona Campbell, 30, of 201 Regan Rd., apt. 22C, was charged with failing to  stop at a signal/sign and DUI, after a traffic stop at 3:24 a.m. on Saturday, police said.

There was a traffic stop at 129 Talcottville Rd. at that time, the police call log indicates. That is the address of the local Taco Bell

Her bond was set at $250 and She is due in court on April 16, police said.



Luis Mendez, 19, was charged with DUI, operating a motor vehicle un deer suspension and and misuse of a license plate after a traffic stoop at 1 a.m. on Saturday, police said.

He lives at 55 Standish St., Hartford, police said.

Someone called police to indicate that Mendez was driving erratically, according to an arrest report.



Michael Violette, 45, of 100 West Main St., Stafford, is facing a failure to stop at a signal charge and a DUI charge after a traffic stop at 4:20 p.m. on Friday, police said.

He is due in court on April 16, police said. His bond was set at $500, police said.



Two Vernon men were charged with second-degree breach of peace after fighting at their 38 Spring St. residence early Saturday morning, police said.

At 12:04 a.m., Vernon police a complaint of a disorderly incident at the home, according to an arrest report. 

When officers arrived on scene, they determined that two men who lived there were fighting, according to an arrest report. One man attempted to strike the other and they began pushing and in the process one of the men fell and cut his arm and hand, police said.

Due to the fact that they live together and fall under state domestic violence law, both men males were arrested, police said.

They were both assigned $1,000 bonds and were to appear in court on Monday, police said.



For questions about the police blotter, email Vernon Patch editor Chris Dehnel at chris.dehnel@patch.com.

carl slicer April 09, 2012 at 07:36 PM
Keep up the good work, Chris. Carl Slicer-
Johnny Habanero April 12, 2012 at 04:35 AM
Yeah, lets keep sensationalizing peoples arrests. Good work? give it up Slicer.
Dana April 12, 2012 at 02:53 PM
Yes especially when they get the information wrong

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