Burglary, Larceny, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs, Motor-Vehicles Vs. Guardrails and Utility Pole through 1-7-14

The East Haddam Police and the Connecticut State Police, Troop K in Colchester report the following incidents:

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUGS - On Jan.1 at approximately 12:35 a.m., East Haddam Police observed a vehicle traveling along Town Street in East Haddam, being operated erratically. The officer initiated a motor-vehicle stop and stated that he could perceive the odor of alcoholic beverages and marijuana. Richard Anderson, 64, of Lakeview Street, East Hampton failed the standardized field-sobriety tests and was taken into custody. Anderson was later released on a $500 bond and scheduled to appear at Middletown Superior Court on 1/8/14.

MOTOR-VEHICLE VS GUARDRAILS - On Jan. 2 at approximately 6:48 a.m., Devin Birch, 22, of Harris Road Extension, Salem was traveling westbound on Route 82 (Norwich-Salem Road) in the area of Hopyard Road in East Haddam, operating a 2003 Volkswagen. Birch lost control of the vehicle and struck some metal-beam guardrails on the right shoulder of the roadway. No injuries were reported. Police issued Birch a written warning for making an improper turn.

MOTOR-VEHICLE VS GUARDRAILS - On Jan. 2 at approximately 2:33 p.m., Sean Flamming of Shepard Street, Old Saybrook was traveling westbound on Haywardville Road in East Haddam, just prior to Early Road, driving a 1997 Lexus ES3. Flamming lost control of the vehicle, striking some guardrails. No injuries were reported, but police issued Flamming a written warning for traveling too fast for conditions.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUGS - On Jan. 4 at approximately 2:25 a.m., Kevin Kane, 22, of Stony Brook Drive, East Haddam was arrested and charged with the above violation. Kane was released on a $500 bond and given a court date of 1/15/14 at Middletown Superior Court.

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An arrest or infraction does not indicate a conviction, and all individuals listed in these reports are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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