GPD Arrest Man on Island Beach Who Threatened to Burn Victims

On Sunday afternoon, Greenwich Police responded to Island Beach on a report of a physical altercation. Investigation revealed that during the verbal argument Juan Carlos Ortega-Vera, 29, of Chappaqua, NY, threatened to burn victim 1 and victim 2 while he was operating a charcoal grill.

Police said that one of the victims was a minor.

Mr. Ortega-Vera was arrested and charged with Risk of Injury to a Child and Threatening 2.

He was able to post his bond, which was set at $10,000, and he was released. He was assigned the next available day in court, which was July 5, 2022.