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December 2014 Archives

2 Connecticut men charged in one-vehicle DUI crash

A Dec. 25 car accident has resulted in two men facing DUI charges. The one-car wreck occurred at approximately 9:15 a.m. in Willimantic on Ash Street. As officials responded to the scene, they observed a 27-year-old man who was attempting to move the vehicle. They took the man into custody for operating a motor vehicle without a license and for drunk driving.

Driving penalties for first, second and third-time DUI offenders

A DUI conviction in Connecticut will have an effect on the accused driver's ability to operate their vehicle. At a minimum, the Department of Motor Vehicles must suspend a person's driver's license for 45 days after they are convicted of DUI. In addition to a period of license suspension, drivers will also be required to use an ignition interlock in their vehicle for a certain period of time.

Connecticut drug sting nabs 17, 10 more wanted

A massive drug sting in Enfield on Dec. 10 led to the arrests 17 people, and police are searching for 10 more. According to authorities, the arrests are the culmination of a 10-month investigation into alleged crack cocaine and heroin sales involving a local bar and motorcycle gang.

Connecticut teacher charged with drunk driving after crash

A Connecticut school teacher was recently charged with DUI and second-degree assault with a motor vehicle after she crashed into another car on Dec. 3. Two people were injured in the incident, including a pedestrian. The wreck occurred in the afternoon on Route 32 in Willimantic.

What three tests are commonly used for field sobriety tests?

When a person is suspected of drunk driving in Connecticut, police officers will normally ask if they would be willing to perform roadside or field sobriety tests. While an officer may choose to administer a couple of additional tests, such as reciting the alphabet, counting or touching the tip of their finger to their nose, the three most reliable tests are ones that have been studied and standardized.