Southington neighbors arrested following assault over property dispute: police

Published on Monday, 30 July 2018 15:50


SOUTHINGTON - Two local people were arrested over the weekend after police said they assaulted each other during a property dispute.

Jonathan Tomczak, 51, of 43 Autran Ave., and Richard Tomczak, 58, of 53 Autran Ave., allegedly assaulted each other with wooden stakes that mark the line between their properties, according to police.

They each face charges of second-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace.

Police said they were called to Autran Avenue on Saturday to investigate the dispute, which involved three people. The third person was labeled as a victim and was not charged. Minor injuries were reported during the altercation.

Further details about the incident were not released by police.

Jonathan Tomczak was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond, while Richard Tomczak was released on a $2,500 non-surety bond. They were both scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Bristol Superior Court, where the cases were continued.

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, Southington Herald on Monday, 30 July 2018 15:50. Updated: Monday, 30 July 2018 15:53.