Probation Violations Catch up with Byram Man

On Nov. 17, two Greenwich Police units responded to Greenwich Hospital in an attempt to serve two arrest warrants on Lavar Ferguson.

Upon arrival, the accused, Lavar Ferguson, 37, of 16 S. New Street in Greenwich,  was located by an elevator bank on the ground floor. He was placed under arrest for Violation of Probation for charges stemming from an incident in 2014, and a second incident back in 2012.

On  Dec. 13, 2014, police responded to Byram on a report of a man with a pit bull type dog yelling at passing motorists and pedestrians. When police arrived Ferguson was in the 2nd floor apartment at 14 North Water St. Further investigation revealed Ferguson’s dog had run away, though he was later returned by a neighborhood friend. When the neighbor returned the dog to the residence, Ferguson became extremely upset with the dog and began to scream at it and kicked the dog in the side of the ribs three times. He was arrested for Cruelty to Animals and Disorderly Conduct.

Also, back in 2012 Ferguson was charged with DUI, followed by Violation of Probation. His bond was set at $5,000 for the Probation Violation and $500 for the DUI. Ferguson was unable to post his bond and placed in a cell at Greenwich Police station.

For Violation of Probation on the the Cruelty to Animals and Disorderly Conduct charges  a second bond was  set at $5,000. Ferguson, who was unable to post his bond and was placed in cell #4.

He has a court date of Nov. 25, 2015 in Stamford Superior Court.