New Milford man charged with leading police on chase
Russell Campbell, 19, of New Milford, will appear in superior court later this month to enter a plea about several charges stemming in part from a recent police chase.
A New Milford police officer attempted to pull over Campbell’s car on Aspetuck Ridge Road on April 24, but Campbell fled, leading the officer on a chase. He was eventually stopped and arrested, according to a press release from the New Milford Police Department.
He is charged with reckless driving for going faster than 85 mph, engaging police in pursuit, illegal operation of a motor vehicle under suspension, failure to drive upon the right, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and illegal operation of a motor vehicle without minimum insurance, according to the courts website.
He was released after posting a $500 surety bond.
His next court date is 10 a.m. on May 24 in Bantam.
Man charged with DUI
A New Milford man was arrested last week after police said a traffic enforcement officer noticed he was driving erratically.
Ryan Danion, 24, was pulled over around 9:45 p.m. on April 29. After the officer interviewed Danion, investigated and did a field test, Danion was arrested and brought back to the station, where police claim he provided a breath sample of 0.0999.
He is charged with traveling unreasonably fast, operating under the ifluence and failure to carry insurance idenitfication.
He was released after posting $500 bond and is set to appear in Bantam Superior Court at 9:30 a.m. on May 9.
Man arrested near ATM
Officers responded to the complaint last weekend. The person who called identified Orris based on previous interactions. Officers were able to find him a short distance from the ATM, according to a press release from the New Milford Police Department.
He was arrested and brought to the police station. He was released on a written promise to appear.
He was charged with breach of peace: non-assaultive and non-threatening.