- Thursday, October 8, 2015
State police report that motorist Paul Foley, 59, of Bedford, N.Y., who was driving a 2000 Mercedes-Benz SUV on westbound Interstate 84, near Exit 10, about 6 pm on October 1, struck a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck from behind which was driven by a 68-yuear-old Stamford man and then drove away from the scene.
State police said that through the help of a witness, they were able to find Foley, who they then stopped to investigate.
- Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 4:28 pm
Police report a September 8 incident involving an Emergency 911 telephone call, which later proved to be a hoax.
Police said they responded to Hilario’s Service Center at 131 Mt Pleasant Road (Route 6) in Hawleyville about 5:45 pm, after receiving a report via a 911 call that a burglary had occurred.
Police said their investigation found that the 911 call, which was allegedly made by Alexa Larsen, 47, of 123 Lakeview Terrace, was a hoax.
- Thursday, September 3, 2015
While traveling east on Interstate 84 at about 6:35 pm on August 27, motorist Roger Mavrides, 59, of Canton, Mass., who was driving a 2010 BMW, struck the rear end of a 2005 Mercedes-Benz driven by Lauren Henson, 27, of Southbury, state police said. There were no injuries. Mavrides received an infraction for failure to drive a reasonable distance apart, state police said.
SUV Hits Guardcabling
- Thursday, August 6, 2015
On August 1, motorist Brian Dinse, 22, of Guilford, who was driving a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck on the Exit 11 off-ramp for westbound Interstate 84, became involved in an accident, state police said.
There were no injuries. State police said they charged Dinse with driving under the influence and with failure to maintain position in the travel lane.
State police released Dinse for a court appearance after he posted a $500 nonsurety bail.
- Thursday, June 25, 2015
Police report that at about 6 pm on June 22, they received a report that a motorist who was driving a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV in a commercial parking lot on Queen Street, had backed into a parked unoccupied 2013 Lexus GS-350 sedan, damaging the Lexus, and then drove away from the scene.
Police said they investigated the complaint and then located the Jeep’s driver, Linda Sorensen, 67, of 40 Greenleaf Farms Road, at her home.
- Thursday, June 11, 2015
Police report that at about 3:15 am on June 6, they discovered damage to a utility pole located near 97 South Main Street, indicating to them that a driver had struck the pole and then left the scene of the accident.
- Thursday, May 14, 2015
Fire Truck Accident
A town-owned fire truck used by the Botsford Fire Rescue Company, Inc, and a passenger vehicle were involved in an accident midday on May 8 at the intersection of South Main Street, Botsford Hill Road, and Meadowbrook Road, police said. The fire truck was not on an emergency call, police said.
- Thursday, April 23, 2015
Police said they received a complaint from a person on Sugar Street concerning erratic driving, so they investigated and located the vehicle in question at about 10 am on April 16.
- Thursday, April 2, 2015
Escalade Vs Civic
Police report a two-vehicle accident on southbound Main Street, near the flagpole intersection, at about 4 pm on March 28.
Police said that motorist Michael Maddox, 44, of 39 Alpine Circle, who was driving a 2009 Cadillac Escalade SUV, struck the rear end of a 2005 Honda Civic sedan driven by Kelsey Rahmlow, 21, of 27 Bridge End Farm Lane. Police said that Maddox then drove away from the accident scene. There were no injuries.
- Thursday, March 12, 2015
Police report they arrested Franklin Reyes, 25, of Danbury on a warrant on the morning of March 8, lodging charges of second-degree identity theft and second-degree larceny.
The charges stem from a 2014 incident in which Reyes allegedly fraudulently used the personal information of a Newtown resident to obtain a store credit card at an area furniture store, police said. About $3,000 worth of goods were then fraudulently billed to the victim of the crime, police said.