The Case: James P. Iannicelli, 19, of 24 Rivergate Dr., Cromwell, was arrested by Connecticut State Police on North Eagleville Road in Mansfield and charged with two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, interfering with an officer, two counts of assaulting public safety/emergency personnel and breach of peace.
The OMG PD Twist: On Oct. 27, police said Iannicelli became "enraged," when asked to leave a property on North Eagleville Road. Police said Iannicelli refused to leave the property upon request, yelled at troopers and then resisted arrest, according to a police report. Police said Iannicelli then ignored verbal commands while being taken into custody and while on his way to the Troop C Barracks, spit on the police cruiser's steering column and front passenger window, according to a police report. Police said Iannicelli also kicked the dashboard of the cruiser, causing damage to its airbag. Once at the barracks Iannicelli continued his “unruly” behavior and yelled and spit in his cell, according to a police report. Iannicelli's bond was set at $10,000. He appeared in Rockville Superior Court on Oct. 29.
The Case: David Rogers, 26, of 93 Old Turnpike Rd., Mansfield, was arrested by state police on Stearns Road and charged with interfering with an officer and breach of peace.
The OMG PD Twist: On Oct. 30, police said they found Rogers using a chainsaw to cut down a large tree in the roadway that was hanging on wires. Police said Rogers was found to be under the influence as he argued in the roadway with troopers about his vehicle, which he told police his friend had driven there, according to a police report. The vehicle was removed from the scene by T&B Auto, according to police. Rogers bond was set at $500. He is scheduled to appear in Rockville Superior Court on Nov. 13.