Cops: Stamford Man Punches Cop Breaking Up Party

Police responded to a large house party where generators were being used to power the lights there.

Two Stamford police officers reportedly suffered minor injuries during a struggle to subdue a teenage suspect allegedly involved in throwing a large house party in the 1000 block of Long Ridge Rd. where neighbors were complaining about noise levels, police said Thursday.

Officers responding to the area of the complaint allegedly discovered a large party going on at what was described as an abandoned house. A generator was being used to power lights in the vicinity, police said.

Officers stopped a young man, identified by police as Austin Lockwood, 18, of 1334 Long Ridge Rd., was allegedly stopped by authorities and claimed he was the organizer of the party, claiming the house belonged to his deceased mother, police said. 

Police allege Lockwood didn't like the line of questioning presented by police and struck one of the officers in the face. Police said during the scuffle to apprehend Lockwood, another officer was also injured.

Lockwood was charged with second-degree hindering prosecution, two counts of assault on a police officer, possession of a hallucinogen and procuring or possessing liquor or entertaining as a tavern.


Other Arrests

Bania Cardona, 38, of Fredrick St., was charged early Thursday with second-degree failure to appear.

Quinten E. Ford, 47, of Lennox Ave. in Bridgeport, was charged Wednesday morning with possession of narcotics and possession of a hallucinogen.

Dorian A. Gonzales, 19, of Fredrick St., was charged early Thursday with illegal operation of a motor vehicle while under suspension.

Anthony B. Hall, 43, of Fairfield Ave., was charged Thursday night with possession of narcotics.

Javier Padilla, 21, of Waterbury Ave., was charged Wednesday evening with violation of probation. 

Louis C. Schede, 57, of Hemlock Rd. in South Salem, NY, was charged Wednesday afternoon with disorderly conduct and third-degree assault.

Vivian Schede, 46, of Hemlock Rd. in South Salem, NY, was charged Thursday evening with disorderly conduct.


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