Day: January 1, 2018

First Day Hikes across the State

First Day Hikes are part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks to encourage people to get outdoors. On New Year’s Day, hundreds of free, guided hikes will be organized in all 50 states. Kids and adults all across America will be participating in First Day Hikes, getting their hearts pumping and enjoying the beauty of a state park. CFPA is excited to sponsor these three First Day Hikes on January 1st.

CFPA Ramble: New Year’s Day Hike, Westwood Trails, Guilford from 11 am to 1:30 pm
First Day Hike at the Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, Hampton from 12 pm to 2 pm
First Day Hike at Kettletown State Park, Southbury from 1 pm to 3 pm

Not able to get away on January 1st for a hike? The first week in January also offers these great guided events:

Jan 2: Wolf Moon Night Hike (7:30 pm) and Campfire (8:30 pm) at the Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, Hampton
Jan 7: Long Distance Guided Hike (12 pm) at the Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, Hampton
Jan 9: New Year Senior Walk at CFPA (10 am), Highlawn Forest, Rockfall

For more information click here.

Easton Police Activity Log Week 12-18-17 / 12-25-17

Activity Log

Week 12-18-17 / 12-25-17


Total Calls:  162 Suspicious MV 8
Accident 3 Suspicious Person 1
Aided/EMS 8 Suspicious Activity 0
Alarm 22 Criminal Arrest 1
Animal Control 8 MV Summons 2
Assist other Dept. 4 MV Clear/No Action 1
Fire Call 3 Infraction (MV/Accident) 2
MV Stop 16 Written Warning (MV Stop/Accident) 14
Verbal Warning (MV Stop/Accident) 1

Brendan Rotondi
401 Black Rock Road
Easton, CT

On 12/19/17 at 1929 hrs. Officers were dispatched to the residence at 401 Black Rock Rd after a call from someone at the residence requesting help.  The victim was not hurt but needed assistance with Brendan Michael Rotondi who became angry when he was not allowed to take the car and as stated by the victim, he was already upset from previous incidents that had recently occurred.  Brendan was issued a Misdemeanor Summons charging him with Disorderly Conduct.  He was assigned a court date of 12/20/17 at GA#2, Bridgeport Court.

Marisa Barnes
31 Karen Drive
Monroe, CT

Ms. Barnes was issued a Misdemeanor Summons for Failure to Drive Right and Operating MV Under Suspension on 12/21/17 when she was involved in a single car MVA rollover on Bibbins Rd at Sport Hill Road at around 11:25 AM.  Ms. Barnes had to be extricated from the vehicle, after her it came to rest at approx. 20-30 feet from roadway, down a slight embankment and surrounded by stonewall. She was taken to St. Vincent’s to be checked for any injuries.

K-9 TJ:
On 12/22/17 K9 TJ assisted State Police in search for missing CSP K9 Texas at Wooster Mountain in Danbury.

Missing Dog:
Caller reports his female Golden/Husky mix named Luna has been missing since 12/18/17. Dog is gray, black and gold with blue eyes. Caller lives on the Trumbull