Two Landscapers Get in Fight, Go to Hospital, Get Arrested

Two landscapers were arrested on May 13 after an incident on Martin Dale in Greenwich resulted in their crossing paths at the Greenwich Hospital Emergency Room.

Greenwich Police officer Sanchez was detailed to Greenwich Hospital the day of the incident. Mr. Domingo, who was being treated for injuries at the hospital told Officer Sanchez that he had been assaulted and saw his assailants leaving the hospital emergency room. Officer Sanchez requested units to respond to the emergency room ramp where he was waiting with the two alleged assailants. The two men were later identified as Kole Nicaj and James Maier.

According to police, Mr. Domingo, who was a former employee of Kalaj Landscaping, showed up at a job site demanding to be paid for prior work.

The owner of the company, Tony Kalaj, began arguing with Mr. Domingo who was asked to leave the property. According to the police report, Mr. Domingo refused to leave the property, and as he was being guided off the property an altercation took place.

Mr. Domingo sustained a laceration and swelling to his right bottom lip, a laceration on his head and scratches on his shoulder. Mr. Nicaj sustained minor scratches on his arm and complained of pain to his upper ribs.

After speaking to all parties involved, Police determined that there there were conflicting stories as to who started the fight.

Leonidas Domingo, 30, of 24 Quintard Terrace in Stamford, was issued a misdemeanor summons for Breach of Peace 2nd degree and released with a promise to appear in Stamford Superiour Court on May 19.

Kole Nicaj, 27, of 8 Mountain View Drive in Thiells, NY, was arrested for Breach of Peace 2nd degree and Assault 3 degree. His bond was set at $500 and he was released with a court date in Stamford Superior Court on May 27, 2016.