Man arrested for domestic violence

Daniel G. Schine, 58, turned himself in to police headquarters on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, after fleeing from a domestic violence incident.

Shortly before midnight on Tuesday, police responded to a call of domestic violence on Bronson Road. Upon arrival, police interviewed a female victim who said Schine had smashed an iPhone then pushed her to the ground, causing injury. Schine fled the scene following the incident in a red Ford pick-up truck.

Police seized nine guns and ammunition owned by Schine from a safe inside the house.

Schine was charged with disorderly conduct and third-degree assault. He was released on $25,000 bond and was due in court Aug. 15.



A Redding Road resident returned home on Aug. 12 to find an iPad and green Rubbermaid box containing jewelry was stolen. Police determined entry was made through a sliding door.

In June, Woodbridge police arrested two of the suspects and identified a third suspect.

Diana Siconolfi, 24, of Bridgeport was arrested on a warrant by Seymour police on Aug. 14, in connection to the Redding Road robbery, as well as others in Trumbull and Shelton.

She was released on $1,000 bond and is due in court Aug. 22.



Officers spotted a Jeep Cherokee stopped in the middle of Black Rock Turnpike on Aug. 14, at 7:31 p.m.

Russell Scaile, 29, of Bridgeport was arrested and charged with driving under the Influence.


Burglars scared off

A caretaker at Iron Cross Cemetery called police on April 14 after witnessing an attempted burglary.

Shortly after noon, the caretaker and employee of Deitz Inc. saw two Hispanic males attempting to stuff a large flat screen television into a small compact car.

“I was surprised to see them there,” said the caretaker, who asked not to be named. “They had this big TV and were struggling to fit it into a little car. It was almost comical.”

When the caretaker began to approach the suspects, they dropped the TV and fled the scene in a green Honda Civic. The caretaker then called police.

It was discovered that the first floor window of an Arising Street residence had been broken into.  All three bedrooms in the house were ransacked and another large TV and an Xbox was found moved.

“I feel bad for the owners,” the caretaker said. “They had their privacy taken away from them.”

The burglary is being investigated by police.



A White Hill Lane resident called police on Aug. 14 to report that while unpacking a moving box it was discovered that jewelry was stolen. The victim told police that they moved to the location in August 2012 and had packed a gold watch, diamond ring and jewelry box valued at $50,000 into a moving box.

Noah’s Ark Moving Co. was hired to move the belongings. The incident is under investigation.


A landscaper reported on Aug. 14, at 12:13 p.m., that equipment was stolen out of the back of his pickup truck on Bronson Road.

While working at a client’s home, a back pack leaf blower and a weed whacker valued at $600 was taken.


A Lockwood Road resident reported on Aug. 14, at 9:44 a.m., that a tent was taken from the back yard.


The owner of a Silver Trek Mountain bike reported that his bike was stolen from the south bound train station on July 18. The bike was locked to the bike rack. The bike was valued at $600.


A resident of Old Post Road reported on Friday morning, Aug. 16, that her mailbox was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. Thursday night and 7 a.m.  Friday. The red metal mailbox was attached to her fence. It was valued at $50.



A Hillside Road Resident reported on April 14, at 3:56 p.m., that his iron cast mailbox was knocked over and dented. The mailbox was valued at $500.


Suspicious person

A babysitter called police on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 15, to report a suspicious person.

According to the police report, the babysitter and children were selling lemonade in front of their house on Northwood Road when a man in a gray T-shirt walked by and returned shortly after asking if they had a hacksaw that he could use. The babysitter told the man that there was not and he walked away.

Police found the man, identified as Andrew Remick, 23, walking east on Toilsome Hill Road. During a search, officers found a glass pipe (commonly used for smoking marijuana) and a screw driver in his possession.

According to the police report, when questioned as to why he was carrying a screw driver the man told them that was getting thrown out of his apartment and grabbed it real fast.

Remick was issued an infraction for possession of paraphernalia and police confiscated the screw driver.



Police were called to a reported shoplifting incident at the Kohl’s on 290 Tunxis Hill Road on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 15.

A minor, whose name was not released because of her age, was caught by store security placing two watches and a pair of socks into a purse then attempting to leave the store without paying.

She was released to her parents and is due in juvenile court on Aug. 22.

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