Woodbridge police make multiple arrests, including DUI and burglary charges

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WOODBRIDGE — A series of arrests by the Woodbridge Police Department in May has led to several individuals facing charges ranging from disorderly conduct to burglary.

On May 5, officers responded to a residence on Newton Road after a report of a dispute.

Elvist Hoxha, 35, was arrested following an investigation into the disturbance and charged with disorderly conduct, risk of injury to a minor, and second-degree threatening.

Hoxha posted a $2,500 bond and is scheduled for arraignment on May 6 at New Haven Superior Court.

In a separate incident, Liridon Trepca, 32, was taken into custody on May 13 after police received a citizen’s report of erratic driving on Ansonia Road near Baldwin Road.

Trepca failed field sobriety tests and was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.

He was released on a $500 bond and has a court date set for May 31.

Woodbridge police also served arrest warrants related to a January theft.

Daiquan Hyman, 25, and Kamron Batts, 25, were charged with conspiracy to commit and larceny in the sixth degree.

Hyman was arrested on May 13, and Batts on May 22; both were released on promises to appear in court for arraignment on May 14 and June 4, respectively.

On May 21, Caitlyn Merritt, 20, was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Dillon Road near Amity Road.

Investigation revealed she was driving under the influence and she was subsequently arrested.

Merritt posted a $500 bond and will be arraigned on June 4.

Additionally, Brian Musbek, 53, turned himself in on May 21 in connection with a July 2023 burglary at the Woodbridge Transfer Station.

Musbek faced charges including second-degree criminal mischief, second-degree larceny, third-degree burglary, and second-degree criminal trespass.

After posting a $5,000 bond, Musbek was released with an arraignment date of June 4.

Lastly, Mikela Jones, 19, turned herself in on May 29 for failing to appear in court related to a February motor vehicle accident she caused and fled from.

Jones posted a $5,000 bond and is due in court on June 13 for arraignment.

Sgt. A.J. Cappiello of the Woodbridge Police Department oversees the investigations and subsequent arrests.

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