Day: May 16, 2018

Easton Police Activity Log

Week 04-30-18 / 05-6-18

Total Calls:  181 Suspicious MV 8
Accident 6 Suspicious Person 2
Aided/EMS 11 Suspicious Activity 1
Alarm 21 Criminal Arrest 3
Animal Control 11 MV Summons 2
Assist other Dept. 4 Infraction 6
Fire Call 2 Written Warning 19
MV Stop 30 Verbal Warning 4
MV Theft 0 Theft from MV 0

Arrests:

Richard McLaughlin
Norton Road
DOB: 12/26/1958

On Tuesday May 1, 2018, a dispute with a neighbor over an incident that occurred in 2003, when the neighbor hired Mr. McLaughlin to cut trees down.  Mr. McLaughlin felt the agreed upon price was too low and wanted more money for doing the job.  Mr. McLaughlin still angry for not getting the additional money he still feels he deserves, went to the neighbor and began demanding he get paid. Mr. McLaughlin threaten his neighbor saying “one way or another, I’ll get my money”.

Mr. McLaughlin was given a Misdemeanor Summons for Disorderly Conduct with a court date of May 10, 2018.

Brian Alberino
Sherwood Road
DOB: 11/3/1973

Laurence Price
Sherwood Road
DOB: 11/22/1946

On Sunday May 6, 2018, both Mr. Alberino and Mr. Price were given Misdemeanor Summons for Disorderly Conduct.  Mr. Alberino felt Mr. Price was on his private property and demanded Mr. Price and his dog get off his property.  Mr. Price felt the said piece of land Mr. Alberino was referring to, is an easement and therefore not his private property and he was not trespassing.  They were given a court date of May 17, 2018.

Budgets Pass

With a very low voter count, the budgets passed in Easton.

The Region 9 budget did not pass in Redding, so the budget goes back to the Region 9 Board of Ed for revisions before another vote.

Town and School Budget
Yes: 482
No: 211

Region 9
Yes: 465
No: 225

Colangelo resigns to take State post

Selectman Carolyn Colangelo has accepted an appointment by the governor to be a Workman’s Compensation Commissioner. In this position, Colangelo will hear and decide workers’ compensation cases.

She announced her new position, as well as tendering her resignation as an Easton Selectman at a recent Board of Selectman meeting.

Easton First Selectman Adam Dunsby was pleased to be able to vote for her affirmation, in his role as State Representative.

Dunsby said,”Carrie has been a tremendous colleague on the Board of Selectmen. She has always been willing to do the hard work to make Easton a better place. I am sorry she has to step down, but I wish her great success in her new position as a Workers Compensation Commissioner.”

Dunsby and Selectman Robert Lessler have 30 days to fill Colangelo’s seat. If they cannot agree on an appointee, a committee of elected official will decide.

Carolyn Colangelo, her husband Richard, who is a State’s Attorney, and their children have lived in Easton since 2003.

Congratulations, Commissioner Colangelo!