- Thursday, November 13, 2014
Gun In Vehicle
State police report that while traveling in heavy traffic near an accident scene on eastbound Interstate 84, west of Exit 10, at about 8:45 am on November 7, a trucker spotted a man in a vehicle who was holding and loading a handgun while driving.
Also, there was an 8-year-old girl as a front-seat passenger in that vehicle, state police said.
- Thursday, October 30, 2014
State police report that at about 1:37 am on October 21, they stopped motorist Jose Torres, 24, of Danbury on westbound Interstate 84, east of Exit 9, to investigate.
State police said they charged Torres with driving under the influence, failure to drive in the proper lane, and driving without a license.
After processing, state police released Torres on $500 bail for a November 6 court appearance.
- Thursday, October 23, 2014
Taunton Hill DUI
Motorist Connor Pineau, 21, of 47 Waterview Drive was driving a 2007 Jeep Wrangler SUV near 133 Taunton Hill Road about 10:15 pm on October 19, when the Jeep went off the road and struck a utility pole, resulting in utility lines dropping, police report.
Pineau was not injured. Police said they charged Pineau with driving under the influence and with making a restricted turn. Pineau was released on $200 bail for a November 4 court appearance, police said.
- Thursday, October 9, 2014
Police report that at about 9 am on October 5, they responded to a gas station at 47 Church Hill Road where they learned that a fuel theft had occurred in which a man had put approximately $30 worth of fuel into a 1994 Mack truck without paying for that fuel.
- Thursday, September 11, 2014
While conducting surveillance of town liquor stores, local officers observed Jake Thomas Behan, 19, arriving at the Rooster Wine & Liquor store at 113 South Main Street operating a vehicle without a front marker plate. They then observed Behan exiting the store with a 12-pack of beer and stopped him to investigate.
- Thursday, August 28, 2014
Lexus vs Cadillac
State police report a two-vehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 84, almost one mile west of Exit 9, at about 4:20 pm on August 19.
The accident involved motorist Mourad Fahmi, 58, of East Lyme, who was driving 2007 Lexus RX-350 SUV, and motorist Jonathan Levitan, 43, of Woodbury, who
was driving a 2008 Cadillac STS sedan, state police said.
There were no injuries. Fahmi received a written warning for making an unsafe lane change, state police said.
South Main Crash
- Friday, August 8, 2014
Police report that while on patrol about 6 pm on July 28, they spotted motorist Louis Deluca, 32, of 9 Frontage Road traveling 50 miles per hour in 25-mph zone near the intersection of Tunnel Road and Barnanbas Road, so they stopped him to investigate.
Police said they charged Deluca with possession of narcotics (heroin), traveling unreasonably fast, driving with a suspended license, driving with a suspended vehicle registration, and failure to have automotive insurance.
- Thursday, July 24, 2014
Life Vest Found
Police report that on July 8 on Hanover Road, a person found a Kidder-brand life vest designed for a female.
Anyone missing such a flotation device may contact Officer William Crone at the police station at 3 Main Street, telephone 203-426-5841, to claim it.
Oakview Road Accident
- Friday, July 11, 2014
Toyota vs Object
Police said motorist Clayton Gattey, 16, of 13 Diamond Drive was driving a 2006 Toyota Corolla sedan southward on Tunnel Road, near Barnabas Road, about 10:50 pm on June 19, when the auto struck an unspecified object on the roadway. Gattey was not injured. Police took no enforcement.
Boggs Road at Sugar Street
- Wednesday, July 2, 2014
At about 2:20 pm on June 17 near the northern driveway entrance to Newtown Middle School at 11 Queen Street, stopped motorist Christine Doscher, 46, of 20 Alder Lane, who was driving a 2010 Toyota Highlander SUV, backed up and struck a stopped 2006 Honda Accord sedan driven by William Ryan, 38, of Naugatuck, police said.
There were no injuries. Police took no enforcement.