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Accident Investigation Leads To DUI Arrest

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Feb 052019
 

Orange Police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 600 block of Dogwood Road on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 10:43 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers reportedly observed Nina Steele, 34, of West Haven standing on the side of the road near the accident. According to the report, her speech was slurred and her eyes were bloodshot.

She stated that she did not know what she hit in the road. (Officers discovered it was a mailbox). Officers administered standardized field sobriety tests. Subsequently, Steele was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in a proper lane.

Steele posted a $50 cash bond and she was given a court date of Feb. 15.

Orange Police: Rear End Accident Leads To DUI Arrest

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Aug 132018
 

On Sunday, August 5, at 11:49 p.m. Orange police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 34, where one vehicle struck another from behind.

During the investigation, officers had one of the drivers, Danielle Rogers, 34, of Ansonia, perform standardized roadside sobriety tests.

She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, following too closely, and driving with a suspended license.

Rogers was released after posting $100 bond and given a court date of Aug. 20.

Orange Police: Erratic Driver Charged With DUI

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Jul 222017
 

Orange police responded to a report of an erratic driver traveling in the wrong lane on Old Tavern Road on June 10 at 6:38 p.m.

Officers stopped the car near Drummond Road and during the investigation, they reportedly detected the odor of an unknown alcoholic beverage emanating from the driver’s breath.

Lee Porcu, 37, of New Haven was administered standardized field sobriety tests and he was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, evading responsibility, failure to drive in a proper lane and following too close.

 

Porcu was released on a $50 cash bond for court June 26.

 

Orange Police: Town Woman Charged With DUI

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Aug 152016
 

dui arrestAn officer patrolling Dogwood Road reportedly had to avoid a vehicle driving in the wrong lane toward his patrol car on Aug. 2 at 10:02 p.m.

The driver, Carol Marsan, 48, of 462 Dogwood Road, was pulled over and administered standardized roadside sobriety tests.

She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in a proper lane.

Marsan was released after posting $50 bond for court Aug. 16.

 

Police Blotter: Man Charged With DUI, Speeding

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Apr 192016
 

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300 4.30.39 PMOrange Police conducting radar patrol on Derby Avenue at 1:55 a.m. on April 8, clocked a vehicle traveling at 65 mph in a 45 mph zone.

Upon stopping the vehicle, officers had the driver, Jasper Howard, 38, of 851 Howe Ave, Shelton, perform standardized roadside sobriety tests.

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and failure to carry a license.

Howard was released after posting $50 bond for court April 22.

 

Police: Woman Charged With DUI

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Nov 292015
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveOrange police responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Grassy Hill Road, Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 7:49 p.m.

During the investigation, officers had one of the drivers, Lauren Malski, 30, of 42 Carriage Crossing Lane, Middletown perform standardized roadside sobriety tests. She was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and following too closely.

She was released after posting $50 bond for court Dec. 9.

 

Police: Man Charged With DUI After Driving Into A Tree

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Nov 232015
 

orange police duiOfficers responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Grassy Hill Road at 9:59 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Upon arrival, officers found that Marc Schaufler, 49, of 164 Willow Springs, New Milford was driving his vehicle when he veered off the roadway and struck a tree.

Officers had him perform standardized roadside sobriety tests.

He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving with a suspended license, driving an unregistered motor vehicle, failure to drive right and driving without insurance.

 

He was released after posting $1,000 bond for court Nov. 30.

 

Orange Police: Rear End Accident Investigation Leads to DUI Arrest

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Nov 162015
 

Police Blotter Logo thx DaveOrange police were called to the scene of a rear-end motor vehicle accident on Marsh Hill Road Nov. 6 at 6:11 p.m.

According to the report, responding officers had one of the involved drivers, Neil Salamalay, 42, of 1696 Hartford Turnpike, North Haven, perform standardized roadside sobriety tests. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI), following too close and failure to maintain insurance.

Salamalay was released after posting $50 bond for court Nov. 20.

 

Orange Police: Man Charged With DUI

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Nov 142015
 

orange police duiOrange police responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Indian River Road on Nov. 7 at 11:30 p.m.

During the investigation, officers had one of the involved drivers, Timothy Greene, 38, of 256 West Main Street, Milford, perform standardized roadside sobriety tests.

Greene was subsequently taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

He was released after posting $50 bond for court Nov. 23.

 

Police: Orange Man Charged with DUI

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Oct 172015
 

BEST-POLICE-Patch-EVER-275x300Orange police responded to the scene of a one-car accident on Peck Lane on Oct. 3 at 3:05 a.m.

According to the report, officers administered standardized roadside sobriety tests on Kevin Flynn, 312 Hawthorne Lane.

After investigation, Flynn was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive in a proper lane and evading responsibility of a motor vehicle accident.

He was released on $50 bond for court Oct. 19.