Shoreham man arrested for domestic assault with a deadly weapon

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ORWELL — A 33-year-old man from Shoreham was arrested following an incident in Orwell last week.

Authorities say they responded to a home on Main Street on April 8, for an ongoing family fight with a firearm at around 7:15 p.m.

Police say Maurice Minyati attempted to use a firearm on a household member.

Minyati was unsuccessful in his attempt and nobody was injured as a result of this incident.

He was placed under arrest for 1st degree aggravated domestic assault with a deadly weapon and transported to the New Haven barracks for processing.

He was lodged at the Northwest Correctional Center for lack of bail.