Police reports | November 6-November 15, 2022


Exit ramp crash

Connecticut State Police report Marissa Vecsey, 34, of Sandy Hook, operating a 2008 Honda Ridgeline, was heading north from the Interstate 84 exit ramp 11 at 8:36 p.m. Nov. 6. Travis Morrell, 31, of Danbury, operating a 2016 Nissan Rogue, was heading west on Wasserman Way. Morrell merged left into the turn lane of the Interstate 84 on-ramp. Vecsey took a right turn off the 11 off-ramp and the front of his vehicle struck the front left area of ​​the vehicle of Morell.

Vecsey admitted to police that she was speeding and had turned too wide on the ramp. She complained of chest, back and wrist pain and was assessed at the scene but refused transportation. Morrell complained of pain in his head, knee and right wrist and was taken to hospital in Danbury. Both vehicles were towed due to crippling damage.

Vecsey was given an offense for making an incorrect turn and driving a motor vehicle with an expired registration.

parking bump

Newtown Police report Robert McNeil, 86, of Southbury, operating a 2005 Lincoln Aviator, backed into the rear parking lot of 75 Church Hill Road at 3:11 p.m. on November 7. A 2017 Ford Taurus owned by John Preato of Beacon Falls was also parked in the parking lot. McNeil backed into the Taurus, hitting the passenger side front bumper.

No injuries were reported.

No enforcement action was taken as the incident occurred on private property.

Failure to grant right of way

Newtown Police Report Joyce DeWolf, 87, of Newtown, driving a 2016 Audi A3, was heading south on Trades Lane at 10:14 a.m. on November 8. James Stepien, 22, of Southington, driving a 2010 Acura TI, was heading west on Wasserman Way. DeWolf turned left into the westbound lane on Wasserman Way and the left front area of ​​his vehicle struck the front passenger door panel of Stepien’s vehicle.

No injuries were reported. No vehicle was towed.

DeWolf received a verbal warning for failing to grant the right of way at an intersection.

Collision in the same lane

Newtown Police report Derek Calderara, 33, of Newtown, driving a 2013 BMW 535xi, was heading west on Wasserman Way at 6:55 p.m. on November 8. He was traveling behind a 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Justin Fern, 47, of Bethel. Calderara moved into the left lane when the westbound lane became two lanes. Fern also tried to move into the left lane but hit Calderara’s vehicle.w

No injuries were reported. No vehicle was towed.

Calderara received a verbal warning for making an incorrect turn.

No license, no insurance

Newtown Police report that Chanel Brown, 45, of Hamden, was arrested at 11.48am on November 9 for unlawful operation of a motor vehicle without minimum insurance, unlawful operation of a motor vehicle while he was suspended and abusive overtaking.

She was released on $200 cash bond with a November 23 court date in Danbury Superior Court.

Dangerous medium

Newtown Police report Favier Perez, 41, of Homestead, Fla., who was driving a 2005 Ford F750, was pulled over for driving in the westbound traffic lane of Button Shop Road at 12:14 p.m. on November 9. Windelfo Bueno, 43, of Sandy Hook, operating a 2020 Ford Explorer, was pulled over in traffic behind Perez. Perez attempted to back up and the rear of his vehicle collided with the front of Bueno’s vehicle.

No injuries were reported. No vehicle was towed.

Perez received a verbal warning for dangerous support.

Three car accidents

Newtown Police report Eduardo Coello, 37, of East Haven, driving a 2013 Hyundai Veloster, was heading east on Berkshire Road at 3:49 p.m. on November 9. Kesley Rivera, 33, of Sandy Hook, driving a 2015 BMW X3, was heading east on Berkshire Road past Coello, and stopped to turn left into a driveway. Benjamin Davis, 18, of Sandy Hook, driving a 2014 Mercedes-Benz C300, was traveling eastbound on Berkshire Road and was between Coello and Rivera, and stopped behind Rivera. Coello was unable to stop in time and rammed into Davis, pushing Davis’ vehicle forward to crash into Rivera’s vehicle.

A passenger in Coello’s vehicle was taken to hospital in Danbury with head and back injuries. Davis was assessed by EMS and refused transportation. Two passengers in Rivera’s vehicle were assessed by EMS and refused transportation. Coello’s and Davis’s vehicles were towed off the scene.

Coello was charged with driving a motor vehicle without a license and failing to drive a reasonable distance.

Hit the air conditioners

Newtown Police report Edyta Bobik, 42, of Berlin, who was driving a 2017 Toyota Highlander, was in the parking lot at 94 South Main Street and was backing south along the back of the building at 6 p.m. 34 p.m. on November 10. The rear of his vehicle struck two air conditioning units.

No injuries were reported.

No enforcement action was taken as the incident occurred on private property.

Struck by an unknown vehicle

Newtown Police report that a 2019 Kia Sorrento belonging to Holly Whitmore of Brookfield was parked unoccupied in the parking lot at 25 Main Street at some point on November 10. An unknown vehicle struck the left driver’s side of the vehicle. The incident was reported to police at 8:41 a.m. on November 11. There were no witnesses to the incident and no cameras.

The back ended on church hill

Newtown Police report Jillian Bobowick, 17, of Sandy Hook, who operates a 2002 Ford Explorer, was traveling westbound on Church Hill Road at 4.57pm on November 11. She was traveling behind a 2016 Honda Odyssey operated by Hyejin Lee, 45, of Brookfield. The Bobowick fullback finished Lee.

No injuries were reported. No vehicle was towed.

No enforcement measures are mentioned in the report.

Loss of control, rolled on the roof

Newtown Police report Taylor Petrie, 18, of Stratford, operating a 2013 Honda Accord, was traveling west on Berkshire Road at 8.59pm on November 11. While negotiating a left curve, Petrie lost control and slid sideways, and Petrie’s vehicle hit a mailbox. As the vehicle, still in sideways motion, left the sidewalk on the grass, it rolled onto its roof.

No injuries were reported. Petrie’s vehicle was towed.

Petrie received an infraction for traveling too fast for the conditions.

Hit floor lamp

Newtown Police Report Marie Tinord, 34, of New York, NY, operating a 2015 Mazda 3, was in the parking lot at 133 Mt Pleasant Road at 2:32 p.m. on November 12. While in the lot, she hit a lamp post with the car’s front fender, damaging the post.

No injuries were reported.

No enforcement action was taken as the incident occurred on private property.

DUI ruling follows collision

Newtown Police report Frederic Clark, 64, of Newtown, operating a 2019 Subaru Impreza, was traveling westbound on Main Street at 8:21 p.m. on November 12. Richard Natoli, 68, of Southbury, operating a 2012 Nissan Murano, was parked along the northbound shoulder of Main Street. Natoli’s vehicle was hit from behind by Clark’s vehicle.

No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed.

Clark was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and failing to maintain a proper lane. He was released on $1,000 bond with a November 23 court date at Danbury Superior Court.

Do not appear

Newtown Police report that at approximately 3:49 p.m. on November 15, officers were dispatched to Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 49 South Main Street, for a health and welfare check on a disheveled woman walking around her vehicle. Upon further investigation, officers discovered that the woman, Melissa Teixeira, 49, of Newtown, had two outstanding second-degree non-appearance warrants.

Teixeira was placed under arrest and transported to the Newtown Police Department.

She was released on $500 bond and given a Nov. 29 court date in New Haven Superior Court.

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