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Redding Police Nab Fairfield Burglary Suspect

Redding Police news, Dec. 26 through Jan. 3.

Youth on a warrant, missing person

On Dec. 28, at 1:22 a.m., police stopped a car for a taillight violation on Giles Hill Road. It turned out the driver, a 17-year-old male from Easton, was wanted on an arrest warrant in Fairfield for burglary and larceny.

His passenger was a 16-year-old female from Easton, who was listed as a missing person in Bridgeport.

The driver was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, driving in violation of the graduated driving laws and failure to carry a license. He was released on a promise to appear in court, then was taken into custody by the Fairfield Police Department on their warrant.

Disorderly conduct

On Monday, Jan. 2 at 8:25 p.m., officers responded to a domestic call on High Ridge Road. Police arrested an 18-year-old female resident who was held overnight on $150 bond and given a Jan. 3 court date.

DUI arrest

Dagmar Linsert, 43, of New Canaan was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, not obeying a stop sign, failure to drive right and speeding following a motor vehicle stop on Dec. 29 at 1:39 a.m. on Black Rock Turnpike.

According to police, Linsert was caught on radar speeding. When the officer began to pull Linsert over, erratic operation was observed. Linsert then blew the stop sign at the intersection of Route 58 and Cross Highway and nearly struck an embankment.

She refused to be breathalyzed, and was taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests.

Drinking too late

On Jan. 3, at 3:25 a.m., officers observed people drinking inside the past 2 a.m., which is mandated as last call by the state. No criminal charges were filed, but the incident was referred to the Liquor Commission.

Driving charges

On Dec. 28 at 9:14 a.m., police were running radar on Chestnut Woods Road when they stopped a motorist for speeding. It was later determined that Ken Buckley, 33, of Bethel was operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. He was released on a promise to appear at a Jan. 12 court date.

On Dec. 31 at 1:08 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on Black Rock Turnpike. It was later determined that Kimberly Schettino, 30, of Danbury was operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. She was released on a promise to appear at a Jan. 12 court date.

On Jan. 3, at 8:58 a.m., police stopped a car on Route 7 after determining his registration expired in May of last year. When stopped, it was determined the operator had no license, and his right to operate in Connecticut was suspended. Jose Santos, 28, of Danbury was charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a vehicle with a suspended license. He was released on a promise to appear at a court date later this month.

mom-of-6 January 10, 2012 at 03:37 PM
Well looks like 2012 is off to a great start for these people!!

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