ARRESTS: Concord Residents Face Assault Charges

The following information was supplied by the Concord Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Concord Police Department cruiser. Credit: Patch
Concord Police Department cruiser. Credit: Patch

Editor’s Note: Due to more extensive narratives in the Concord Police arrest reports, it’s taking a little be longer to transcribe entries and that is why the dates vary so widely.

  • James R. McJuary, 36, of Concord, was arrested at 10:02 p.m. on Dec. 30, on six counts of simple assault (personal weapons), criminal mischief (vandalism), and obstructing report of crime or injury. According to an arrest report, officers were called to Jennings Drive for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, officers saw a woman outside the apartment and allegedly saw a man, later identified as McJuary, “open the front screen door and start yelling at her.” Officers allege that McJuary “was confrontational and admitted breaking” the woman’s phone “before being detained for safety.” The children inside the home appeared to be upset and crying, according to police. Officers spoke to the woman who reported that while taking a shower, McJuary, her ex-boyfriend, allegedly went through her phone which was charging at the time and later, “confronted her about some text messages.” An argument later ensued and the woman alleged that McJuary threw her phone against a wall and later snapped it. McJuary allegedly shoved the woman into the wall and threw her backpack out into the street. The fighting continued and McJuary allegedly shoved the woman into a kitchen chair causing her to hit a cabinet. McJuary allegedly grabbed a large kitchen knife and one of the children was able to grab the knife from him. As the woman attempted to leave, McJuary allegedly grabbed some body spray out of her hand and struck her with it. The children confirmed the allegations to the officer, according to a report. McJuary was arrested and refused bail. He was arraigned on Dec. 31, 2012.
  • Mark Puzak, 50, of Concord, was arrested at 10:53 p.m. on Jan. 1, on two counts of driving while intoxicated. According to an arrest report, a little before 10:30 p.m., an officer was called to Warren Street for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, the officer noticed a green vehicle partially up on the sidewalk in a snow bank. Both the driver’s side front and rear doors “had been demolished,” with car parts in the street, according to the report. The accident sent the car about 25 feet east of its parked location, according to the officer. The owner of the car reportedly told the officer that his parked car had been allegedly hit by a 2005 Chevrolet 3500 pickup parked a short distance away. Another witness, who reportedly called police, alleged that he had told the driver of the pickup, later identified as Puzak, not to leave the scene but he had, entering into another home on Warren Street. Puzak later allegedly came out of his home and “staggered and swayed as he walked” towards the officer, according to the report. During the conversation with the officer, Puzak “slurred his words so badly I could not understand him,” the officer alleged. The officer reportedly attempted to find out what happened from Puzak’s point of view but he allegedly “shrugged his shoulders.” He was arrested and later released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail. He was arraigned on Jan. 14.
  • Natasha Brodowski, 26, of Concord, was arrested at 7:20 p.m. on Jan. 4, on a simple assault (personal weapons) charge. The charge stems from an alleged incident at 7:30 p.m. on May 1, 2012, at the Manchester Street Laundromat on Manchester Street. The alleged victim was a Concord woman who was a stranger. Lavertu was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and had a court date on Feb. 4. Brodowski, according to an arrest report, turned herself in at headquarters. She was processed without incident, according to the report.
  • Amanda J. Kendall, 36, of Pittsfield, received a summons on Jan. 5, on a driving after revocation or suspension violation, outside the Burlington Coat Factory on Storrs Street. According to police, Kendall was allegedly seen driving a Ford pickup with a green “5” inspection sticker on the windshield, at the intersection of Warren and North Main streets. After running a license check, it was alleged that her license was suspended for failure to pay a fine on Jan. 5. Kendall allegedly stated that she was unaware of the license suspension. She had a court date on Feb. 11.
  • Thyu Thithu Nguyen, 32, of Tilton, was arrested at 5:45 p.m. on Jan. 6, on a theft charge from Sears on Loudon Road. According to an arrest report, an officer was sent to the store for a shoplifting incident in progress, according to loss prevention personnel at the store. A number of officers arrived and spoke with the employees who alleged that Nguyen took a box containing a brass diamond bracelet, valued at $99.99, and put it in one of her bags while in the store. She then allegedly walked to a different part of the store and disposed of the box the bracelet was in. Nguyen later left the store. A loss prevention employee caught up her in the mall and escorted her back to the store. Nguyen was then arrested. She was released on $500 cash bail with a Jan. 14 court date. Nguyen allegedly informed the officer that she would be leaving to go to Vietnam Jan. 20, according to the report.
  • Isaac Valk, 17, of Concord, was arrested at 7:25 p.m. on Jan. 7, on a disorderly conduct charge. Police allege that Valk was involved in an incident at Merrimack Valley High School on Village Street at 11 a.m. on Dec. 4, 2012. As evidence, police reportedly obtained a DVD of surveillance footage from the school. Valk reportedly turned himself into police. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and released to his mother. Valk was arraigned on Feb. 11.
  • Jesse John Deflorio, 20, of Concord, was arrested at 6:24 p.m. on Jan. 19, on a bench warrant. An officer went to Garvins Falls Road to check on the welfare of a child and during the process, spoke with Deflorio who had an active electronic bench warrant for nonpayment of a fine from Concord District Court on Dec. 19, 2012, for $385. He was arrested and later released on $500 personal recognizance bail. He had a court date on Jan. 22.
  • Christine M. Dunn, 28, of Concord, was arrested at 7:35 p.m. on Jan. 22, and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and two bench warrants. According to an arrest report, while stopped at a light at Water and Hall streets, an officer observed a pickup truck reportedly run a red light. The officer pulled the vehicle over at the Manchester Street Bridge. When asked for a license and registration, Dunn alleged produced a Kentucky license with another name. She reportedly told the officer that she had since been married since leaving New Hampshire but was now Dunn again. Dispatch told the officer that the license was suspended in Kentucky and that she had two warrants out from 2006 for receiving stolen property and contempt of a bail order. Dunn was arrested and later released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail. She is due in court on March 4.
  • Renee L. Fillis, 28, of Concord was arrested at 10:06 p.m. on Feb. 7, on a theft charge. An officer was dispatched to Walmart on Loudon Road for a report of an alleged shoplifter that was being cooperative. Upon arrival, the officer spoke with both Fillis and employees at the store. The employees alleged that Fillis was carrying a Walmart purse around the store as if it belonged to hear. The employee alleged that her behavior was “suspicious” so he started to follow her around the store. The employee alleged that Fillis was selecting small items and then would walk around the aisles where no one could see her. It was a similar pattern of reportedly dropping the item and allegedly try to conceal it. During the course of her walking around the store, the employee alleged that Fillis grabbed more than $274 worth of clothes, personal care items, jewelry, and shoes. Fillis then allegedly left the store without paying for the items and was stopped by the employee in the parking lot. She was later arrested and released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail. Fillis is due in court on March 11.
  • Michelle Lee Egounis, 36, of Concord, was arrested at 11 a.m. on Feb. 15, and charged with driving after revocation or suspension and driving without giving proof. While driving westbound on Loudon Road, an officer reportedly observed a Ford F-150 driving eastbound without an inspection sticker. The officer made a U-turn, caught up with the truck, and stopped it at 7-Eleven on Loudon Road. The officer asked for a registration and license from Egounis and she allegedly told the officer she didn’t have a driver’s license and reportedly explained about the problems her husband’s truck had passing inspection. Egounis reportedly told the officer she was running errands and was heading home. The passenger in the truck also reportedly didn’t have a license, the officer noted. Dispatch then radioed to the officer and stated that Egounis’ license was suspended in September 2007 for default or a court summons. She was also convicted of operating after suspension in September 2010 in Merrimack District Court. Egounis was placed under arrest and later, released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail. She has a court date on March 18.
  • Donna L. Evans, 50, of Concord, received a summons at 7:45 p.m. on Feb. 23, for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer from Walgreens on Loudon Road on Dec. 11, 2012. Police allege that Evans stole lice shampoo, lice control spray, and an elimination kit all valued at $40. She is due in court on March 25.
  • Christopher E. Johnson, 35, of East Brookfield, Mass., was arrested at 12:41 a.m. on Feb. 24, on a driving after revocation or suspension charge. An officer traveling on South Main Street near Thompson Street reportedly saw a 1999 Subaru Impreza with a broken left headlight. The car was pulled over at the Tedeshi Food Shop at South Main Street. The officer asked Johnson for a license and registration and he reportedly said he didn’t have a license. Johnson alleged said he was driving his girlfriend to the store to pick up medicine. The officer then asked for some form of identification and Johnson reportedly handed him a Massachusetts license which was suspended on Aug. 29, 2011. Johnson was arrested and later released on $2,000 personal recognizance bail. He is due in court on March 25. Johnson also received a summons for driving with a broken headlight. 


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