• Police Reports, September 13-30, 2015

    Motorcycle Crash

    A two-vehicle accident involving a sedan and a motorcycle occurred about 7:45 pm on September 23 at the signalized intersection of Main Street, Sugar Street, South Main Street, and Glover Avenue.

  • Police Reports, September 7-22, 2015

    Sugar Street DUI

    On September 17 at about 11:09 pm, local officers report they stopped a vehicle being operated on Sugar Street for speeding.

    Upon further investigation, police arrested Ryan Kelleher, 31, of Oakridge Road in Bethel, on the speeding charge, as well as for driving under the influence.

    Kelleher was processed and subsequently released on a $100 bond pending an October 1 court appearance.


  • Police Reports, August 31-September 15, 2015

    911 Hoax

    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.

  • Police Reports, August 27-September 10, 2015

    Multiple Break-Ins

    Police said that on the afternoon of Saturday, September 5, they received a report that forced entries had been made into five locked motor vehicles that were parked at Dickinson Park at 50 Elm Drive.

    The drivers of those five vehicles were involved in activities at the park at the time of the incident.

  • Police Reports August 15-September 2, 2015

    Interstate Crash

    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

  • Police Reports, August 11 - 19, 2015

    Evading Responsibility

    Police report a two-vehicle accident in which the driver who caused the crash on Botsford Hill Road fled the scene at about 3:42 pm on August 12.

  • Police Reports, July 30-August 10, 2015

    DUI Incident

    Police report that they received numerous complaints regarding a motorist driving erratically on Interstate 84, who later got off I-84 at Exit 11 and was then seen driving erratically on local roads at about 10 pm on August 8.

    Police said they found the motorist in question and stopped him on Mile Hill Road to investigate.

  • Police Reports, July 22-August 4, 2015

    DUI Arrest

    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.

  • Police Reports, July 16-28, 2015

    DUI Case

    At about 1:23 am on July 24, police were called to the town-owned Eichler’s Cove Marina at 11 Old Bridge Road on Lake Zoar because a man there had become involved in an argument with a security guard at the marina, police said.

    Police said they found motorist Daniel Ruggiero, 25, of Shelton parked in his vehicle near the guard’s quarters, after which they investigated and charged Ruggiero with driving under the influence and with possession of narcotics.

  • Police Reports, July 9-21, 2015

    Riverside DUI

    At about 2:35 pm on July 15, motorist Richard Olivas, 38, of South Kent was driving a Saab 9-3 auto in the Riverside section of Sandy Hook, when the Saab drove into a stone wall at the intersection of Riverside Road and Laurel Trail, according to police.

    There were no injuries. After investigating, police charged Olivas with driving under the influence and failure to drive to the right on a curve. Police released Olivas on $500 bail for a July 29 court arraignment.