News

Man ‘passive-aggressively’ stabbed watermelon

Man ‘passive-aggressively’ stabbed watermelon

WATERMELON:A Connecticut woman says she returned home to find the watermelon on the counter with a butcher's knife in it. Photo: clipart.com

BANTAM, Conn. (AP) — A 49-year-old Connecticut man faces threatening charges after a woman told police he stabbed a watermelon in a passive-aggressive manner.

The Register Citizen of Torrington reports Carmine Cervellino of Thomaston was arraigned Monday on charges of threatening and disorderly conduct. He was released after posting a $500 bond.

Police say the woman had gone to police on July 4 to report finding drugs, including marijuana, in Cervellino’s tool box. He was not arrested.

They say she later returned home to find the watermelon on the counter with a butcher’s knife in it. She reported that Cervellino then entered the room and began carving the watermelon. She called the incident passive-aggressive and menacing.

No one answered a phone call Tuesday morning to the Cervellino home seeking comment.

Latest News

in Lifestyle

RECALL ROUNDUP: Cars, poultry top the list

Fresh
honda

Get a look at some of the products that have been recalled this month.

in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Fire Chief Reminds Us To Fly Flag

Updated
Flag U.S. (RG)

Charlottesville's retiring Fire Chief urges all area residents to fly an American flag this Memorial Day.

in Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Johnson Attorney Wants Charges Dropped

Updated
Johnson Martese Sign Justice For Martese 032615 (DZ)

The attorney for Martese Johnson asks a judge to drop charges agaisnt his client.

in Albemarle County, Local, Surrounding Counties

Fire Damages Barn In Keswick

Updated
Albemarle Fire and Rescue 030408

A Saturday night fire damaged parts of a barn in the Keswick area.

in Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties

Police Charge Man With Robbery, Assault

Updated
Massie, Jeffrey Floyd 52415 (sent to us)

Waynesboro Police charge a man with robbery and assault and battery.