DUI, Evading Charges for Man, 32


Police on Nov. 3 arrested a 32-year-old Bridgeport man and charged him with driving under the influence and evading responsibility. 

At about 6:31 p.m. on that Friday, officers were dispatched to Elm and Park streets on a report of a crash, officials said.

The vehicle struck a utility box, causing a two-day streetlight outage at the intersection, officials have said.

Officers in the area located the vehicle involved, according to a police report.

Through an investigation, police identified the driver and administered field sobriety tests, the report said.

He was arrested on the misdemeanor charges and transported to headquarters for processing. There, he did not provide breath tests to establish his blood-alcohol level.

Police additionally cited the man for failure to drive right and driving with a foreign license for more than 60 days.

He was released on $500 bond and scheduled to appear Nov. 17 in state Superior Court. 

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