A man involved in a collision that claimed the life of a 6-year-old girl is under arrest on suspicion of drinking and driving, according to police. Officers in Waterbury, Connecticut responded to the crash around 9:30 p.m. the night of July 5. The accused man now faces a DUI charge as well as multiple additional traffic charges. He was being held on a $750,000 bond pending his arraignment.
A man who was operating with a suspended license has been arrested for drunk driving, according to local sources. A Connecticut police captain arrested the man, who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, on the afternoon of June 13. He now faces a DUI charge as well as several other charges. He has been released on $500 bond and was set to appear in court later in the month.
A man who used to run the firehouse in Cohanzie was arrested by police the night of June 12 under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Connecticut authorities apprehended the man, who recently resigned from his position after insensitive comments he posted on social media came to light. He now faces a DUI charge but has been released on $1,000 non-surety bond. No court date has been publicly announced.
A 53-year-old man is facing serious charges after an accident that may have permanently crippled another person. The accident occurred on Columbus Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut, around 3 p.m. on the afternoon of June 5th. The driver is facing a DUI charge with further charges pending against him. It is unclear whether he has retained defense counsel at this time.
A 32-year-old Easton man was taken into custody following a traffic stop on Route 59, according to local police. Connecticut police based in Monroe arrested the man after observing driving behavior they say is consistent with someone driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The man was later released on a $100 cash bond, and he is expected in Bridgeport for a court appearance on June 24.
A man with an outstanding warrant in another state was arrested in South Windsor on May 25, according to local sources. Connecticut authorities have confirmed the man, who is wanted in Massachusetts for a nearly decade-old sexual assault allegation, is in custody after a car accident. Police believe he was driving under the influence, and he faces charges to that effect.
A retired fire captain was the victim of a head-on collision with a woman believed to be drunk behind the wheel, according to local authorities. Connecticut police arrested a 40-year-old woman, who now faces a drunk driving charge as well as several other infractions. It is not clear if she has been released or if she remains in police custody in advance of a trial date.
A man who had reportedly just purchased two bottles of whiskey was arrested following an accident on the early afternoon of May 5, according to local sources. Connecticut authorities responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a driver they identified as being heavily intoxicated. The man is now facing a DUI charge and is being held on $10,000 bond. His arraignment is forthcoming.
A 19-year-old man is facing serious charges following a devastating accident that totaled his vehicle and sent two passengers to the hospital. Police in Cortland, Connecticut, arrested the man, who now faces a drunk driving charge. He has been ordered to appear in a Cortland court in May to face the charge, at which point he will be represented by a criminal defense attorney.
A woman in Trumbull was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being pulled over, according to local sources. Connecticut authorities arrested the woman on April 17 after finding her unresponsive. She was released on a promise to appear in court to face the DUI charge filed against her.