- Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Police report that after they spotted a vehicle crossing over the road’s center lines several times at about 1:08 am on June 27, they stopped motorist Lynn Ambrose, 46, of Fairfield on Sugar Street, near South Main Street.
Police said that after investigating, they charged Ambrose with driving under the influence, failure to drive to the right, and failure to drive to the right on a curve.
- Thursday, June 27, 2013
Police report that at about 10:30 pm on June 18, they spotted motorist Nomia Durrani, 31, of Easton driving on Wasserman Way, near Trades Lane.
Durrani was not keeping to the right and made an improper turn, so police stopped her to investigate, according to police documents.
After investigating, police charged Durrani with driving under the influence, failure to drive to the right, and making an improper turn, police report.
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
Motor Vehicle Accident
Police report that motorist Andrew Husvar, 23, of 12 Bradley Lane was driving a 2008 BMW 335 auto northward on High Rock Road, near Kelly Court, about 9:50 pm on May 29, when he lost control of the auto and it struck a utility pole along the left road shoulder.
There were no injuries. Police said that following their investigation, they issued Husvar an infraction on charges of making a restricted turn and possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana.
- Thursday, June 6, 2013
Trucker Robert Gomper, 55, of East Hartford, who was driving a 2009 Hino truck loaded with cargo eastward on Botsford Hill Road at about 12:25 pm on June 4, drove past a warning sign stating that the Housatonic Railroad’s train overpass there had a clearance limit of 11 feet, 5 inches, police said.
The top of the truck then smashed into the bottom on the overpass, damaging the top of the truck and ejecting some cargo onto the roadway, police said.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Newtown police, among other area police departments, will be continuing their seatbelt enforcement project, known as Click-It or Ticket, through Sunday, June 2.
The heightened seatbelt enforcement campaign started on May 20.
Newtown police will be joining with police from Bethel, Brookfield, Redding, and Ridgefield in conducting joint enforcement projects in those five towns.
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Board of Finance May 13 and the Legislative Council two days later, decided to delay using a budgeted fund balance allocation to offset some projected police overtime costs for school security. At the same time, the finance board and council approved additional transfers to more than cover overtime expenses accrued since April 1.
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
Police report they received a complaint about 10:45 am on May 12 from a woman concerning a “road rage” incident that had occurred on Queen Street near Lovells Lane.
Police said they investigated and then arrested William A. Brusca, Jr, 46, of 27 Forest Drive on charges of second-degree breach of peace and risk of injury to a child.
- Tuesday, April 30, 2013
NASHVILLE, TENN. — A June 18 national Electronic Security Expo (ESX) will be featuring Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe as the featured speaker of its Industry IceBreaker Luncheon.
In times of tragedy public safety officials react. On 12/14, Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe had the extremely difficult job of reacting to an elementary school scene that no one could have imagined.
“This day — that scene—will always be present in my mind,” he told CBS News.
- Monday, April 29, 2013
The town’s building official has sent the owner of a decaying Berkshire Road house a letter informing him that the vacant, rundown building has been condemned by the town due to its deterioration, and is asking him whether he intends to improve the structure to bring it up to habitable standards.
Chief Building Official John Poeltl said April 29 that he has sent homeowner Santiago Britt a letter requesting an immediate response about his intentions regarding the house at 82 Berkshire Road (Route 34).
- Thursday, April 25, 2013
Sometime between April 13 and April 20, someone intentionally damaged a truck that was parked at a construction site located off Oak Ridge Drive, police said. Police are investigating the vandalism and ask anyone with knowledge of the criminal mischief to contact them at the police station.