Ledyard Police Keep Busy Over the Past Weekend with Arrests
Police were called to the Triple B Restaurant for a reported crash that possibly involved an intoxicated driver. The investigation resulted in the arrest of the operator that backed into the parked car. The accused, 59 year old Eric Wood of Gales Ferry could not perform field sobriety tests to standard and was taken into custody. He was processed and released on a $500.00 and scheduled for court on July 2, 2019 in New London.
Police were called by the clerk at Henny Penny in Ledyard reporting a female came into the store and reported her boyfriend was hitting her while they were driving. She walked across to the Dollar Tree to get away from him but was followed there. Police arrived and saw the couple walking out of the Dollar Tree and the male appeared to push the female. Investigation at the scene resulted in the arrest of 27 year old Phillip Fletcher of Norwich. He also has an outstanding warrant out of New London with a $100,000 bond. He was processed and released to New London and scheduled for court on June 17, 2019.
Police were called to the report of a vehicle on the shoulder with the operator inside slumped over the wheel. Investigation revealed the operator had been drinking alcohol for the last few hours at a bar. 34 year old Wayne Browning of Groton could not perform field sobriety tests to standard and he was taken into custody. He was processed and released on a $500 non-surety bond and scheduled for court on June 27, 2019 in New London.
Police found 22 year old Keianu Lopez at the Highland Lake after dark. The park closes at sundown. He was intoxicated and in no condition to drive. Police contacted his girlfriend to pick him up, however, an NCIC check revealed the outstanding extraditable warrant out of Auburn, MA. His Massachusetts charges were domestic assault, strangulation, and vandalism. He was processed and held on a $10,000 cash bond and scheduled for court on June 17, 2019 in New London.