Jan 202013

Drunken Driving

Officers responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 34, Jan. 9 at 8:23 p.m.

According to the report, officers had one of the involved drivers, Norman McFarland, 40, of 99 Yates St, West Haven, submit to standardized roadside sobriety tests.

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to maintain proper lane position.

McFarland was released after posting $100 bond for court Jan. 23.


Protective Order Violation

Officers responded to a home on Sarah Circle regarding the violation of a protective order.

The complainant stated that she received text messages from Neil Bridgers, 29, of 18 North Spring St, Ansonia, who had been ordered by the court to have no contact with her in any way. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with violation of a protective order.

Bridgers was held on $10,000 bond


Possession of Marijuana

Officers conducting traffic patrol stopped a vehicle on Route 34 eastbound at 2:05 a.m. on Jan. 14.

Officers observed that the driver, Carlos Marcano, 28, of 28 Ridge Court West 3B, West Haven, was in possession of a small amount of marijuana.

He was issued an infraction ticket for possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana.