Woman allegedly tried to break into family member's home

A Derby woman was charged with criminal mischief Oct. 31 in connection with a potential burglary. Police said Alicia Martinez, 31, of Derby was found on Falmouth Street in Milford, where she allegedly used a brick to break a sliding glass door to a residence. The home is owned by a family member, police said.

Martinez was released from police custody on her promise to appear in court Nov. 24.