Angela Maria Puerta, 53, of 4 Ivy Street basement apartment was arrested at her home on Thursday night at about 8:15pm after police responded to the report of an argument between the suspect and a victim. Upon arrival, only the victim was home. The victim stated that the suspect, identified as Angela Puerta, had kicked in a bedroom door, grabbed them by their shirt and was screaming.
The details were corroborated by a third party witness who was with the victim at the time of the incident. Officers later spoke with Ms. Puerta who confirmed the series of events and related said she had lost her temper because the victim had been causing trouble at the home for a while.
Ms. Puerta was charged with Disorderly Conduct and issued a misdemeanor summons. She was released on a promise to appear and assigned a domestic violence court date of Aug. 21 in Stamford Superior Court.