Glastonbury Police Blotter: Dec. 17 - Dec. 21

Glastonbury arrests from Oct. 9 through Oct. 11.


Glastonbury police released the following information on arrests and infractions. Inclusion on this list does not indicate a conviction.

Dec. 20

Bradford J. Breiner, 52, of 40A Nanel Drive, Glastonbury, was arrested on charges of third-degree assault and violation of a protective order after a resident reported that he was trying to enter 40A Nanel Drive. Police determined that he was violating a protective order by being at the residence, and had slapped his wife earlier. He was held in lieu of $7,500 bond and was due to appear in court.

A 17-year-old juvenile male from Massachusetts was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal trespass after police say he entered Glastonbury High School after hours. He had previously been warned not to be on school property, police said. He was released on a written promise to appear in juvenile court in Hartford.

Joel Mrosek, 53, of 206 Center St., Manchester, turned himself in on an arrest warrant charging him with breach of peace, second-degree unlawful restraint and red light violation. The warrant came from a road rage incident involving Mrosek and another motorist in October 2012.

Dec. 19

Gracelyn R. Swahn, 20, of 1207 Main St., Glastonbury, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and improper right turn after police stopped a vehicle operating erratically past the police station. The vehicle was operating with two of the tires completely missing. Swahn was arrested and released on $2,500 non-surety and is due in Manchester Superior Court on Jan. 7.

Mark D. Shepherd, 52, of 132 Stanwood Drive, New Britain, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine near a school and possession of drug paraphernalia after police say they stopped him for a traffic violation and found drugs and paraphernalia in his car. He was held in lieu of $10,000 bond. His passenger, Farrell Harvey, 42, of 71D Chestnut St., Hartford, was arrested for interfering with an officer after police say he initially gave them a false name. He was held in lieu of $5,000 bond. Both men were set to appear in court on Dec. 20.

Dec. 17

Lawrence Celella, 53, of 660 Old Colchester Road, Salem, was arrested by warrant out of Newington on a charge of larceny 6, and a separate warrant out of Wethersfield on charges of sixth-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree failure to appear after the Birch Hill Tavern reported him as suspicious. A police check discovered the active warrants for his arrest. He was held in lieu of $30,000 total bond, and was set to appear in court on Dec. 18.

Robert Almquist, 54, of 17 Laurel Trail, Glastonbury, and Carolyn Almquist, 23, of 17 Laurel Trail, Glastonbury, were each arrested on charges of disorderly conduct after police say they were involved in a physical altercation. They were released on promises to appear in court on Dec. 18.


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