- Friday, August 14, 2015
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.
- Friday, July 24, 2015
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.
- Thursday, June 18, 2015
Church Hill Crash
Police report a two-vehicle accident near 66 Church Hill Road, at the driveway entrance to the Blue Colony Diner, about 12:22 pm on June 11.
- 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, June 4, 2015
Police report they arrested a Sandy Hook man on May 28 on a warrant, charging him with four offenses in connection with a January 26 incident.
Newtown police said they received a call from Milford police informing them that they had in custody Frank Edwards, 53, of 27 Yogananda Street, for whom Newtown police held an arrest warrant. Milford police had stopped Edwards there for an alleged motor vehicle violation.
- Thursday, May 7, 2015
Police report that at about 9 pm on April 29, they were using a computerized “license plate reader” device on the Exit 11 off-ramp of Interstate 84 to check passing vehicles for any pending vehicular violations which are keyed to their license plate numbers.
Among the vehicles that passed the device were a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu sedan whose license plate number indicated that there was pending violation, police said.
- Thursday, April 30, 2015
Police said they received a report that a gray 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUV was being driven erratically by a motorist in a parking lot at Newtown High School at 12 Berkshire Road at about 2:18 pm on April 22, so they went there to investigate.
Police said they investigated and then charged motorist Paula King, 52, of 23 Surrey Trail with driving under the influence.
- 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.