Glastonbury police released the following information on arrests and infractions. Inclusion on this list does not indicate a conviction.
Gregory Knighton, 52, of no certain address, was arrested at court in New Britain on an arrest warrant charging him with second-degree forgery, conspiracy to commit second-degree forgery, sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny. The warrant stemmed from an investigation into a complaint that Knighton had passed a counterfeit check at a local store.
Arthur Staples, 52, of 5 Stonecress Lane, Glastonbury, was arrested on charges of risk of injury to a minor, third-degree assault and disorderly conduct after he came into the Glastonbury Police Department to report a domestic incident between himself and his fiancé. An investigation led to his arrest; the risk of injury charge stemmed from children being present during the incident. He was held in lieu of $20,000 bond, and was due to be arraigned in Superior Court on Jan. 4.
Jessica A. Finn, 24, of 51 Hardwick St., Bristol, was arrested on a charge of second-degree failure to appear after turning herself in on an active PRAWN warrant. She was held in lieu of $4,000 bond and was presented in Superior Court later that day.
Phonethip Maladouangdork, 40, of 467 Glent St., Apt. 2S, New Britain, was arrested on three (3) counts of issuing a bad check, two (2) counts of fraudulent use of an ATM and a single count of third-degree larceny after turning herself in on an arrest warrant stemming from complaints that she had cashed bad checks into her account, then made withdrawals. She was released on $75,000 bond, and is due in court on Jan. 16.
James Mahan, 54, of 17 Farmington Ave., Plainville, was arrested on six (6) counts of illegal possession of a controlled substance, seven (7) counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, and a charge of criminal attempt to obtain a controlled substance after he turned himself in on an arrest warrant stemming from an investigation into numerous prescriptions from various doctors for controlled substances. He was released on $50,000 non-surety bond, and is due in Superior Court on Jan. 16.
Anthony J. Budrecki, 44, of 1400 Center St., Ludlow, Mass., was arrested at 12:56 a.m. on charges of driving under the influence and failure to drive right after officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on New London Turnpike. He was released on $2,500 non-surety bond and is due in court on Jan. 28.
Claris I. Velazquez, 23, of 15 Beliview Drive, Derby, was charged with second-degree forgery, possession of narcotics and false prescription after she was arrested on an active warrant for an incident in August 2012. She was released on $10,000 bond, and is due in Superior Court on Jan. 16.
Scott F. Ferguson, 48, of 132 Naubuc Ave., Glastonbury, was arrested on an active warrant charging him with driving under the influence, failure to drive right, operating under suspension, improper use of marker plates, operating an unregistered vehicle and possession of less than 0.5 ounces of marijuana stemming from a motor vehicle accident investigation from June 3, 2012. He was held in lieu of $15,000 bond and was arraigned in Superior Court later that day.
Lori Glander, 46, of no current address, was arrested by warrant on a charge of third-degree larceny as a result of her stealing cash from a Glastonbury business where she had previously been employed. She was held in lieu of $10,000 bond for arraignment in Superior Court on Dec. 31.
Divya Patel, 28, of 31 High St., Apt. 5106, East Hartford, was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary, third-degree assault and disorderly conduct after the Glastonbury Police Department responded to a report of a domestic dispute and an investigation revealed Patel had forced his way into a home and assaulted someone. He was held in lieu of $100,000 bond and arraigned in Superior Court on Dec. 27.
George T. Motuzick, 42, of 106 Knox Lane, Glastonbury, was arrested by warrant on a charge of violation of probation after a citizen reported him as being a suspicious person in the area of Hubbard St. He was released on $10,000 bond.