Police Log: DUIs, stalking, car theft, assault, severe accident
Update: According to the state's attorney, the case against Robert Wallace was dismissed.
New Canaan Road near Old Boston Road was closed for five hours Sept. 30 when police investigated an accident involving a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle that occurred around 1 p.m.
The motorcycle operator was found to have life-threatening injuries and was sent to Norwalk Hospital. There were no updates on his injuries. The SUV driver was not injured.
The accident remains under investigation and there are no further details.
A 55-year-old Wilton man was charged with second-degree stalking, disorderly conduct and two counts of second-degree breach of peace Sept. 29 in connection with a Sept. 3 incident.
Police said Robert Wallace was also charged with second-degree harassment in connection with the incident, in which he harassed the victim by text and followed the victim around, according to police. Police did not give his address because it is a domestic case.
He was released on $75,000 bond and appeared in court Oct. 1.
Police on Sept. 26 arrested a youthful offender in connection with a stolen vehicle from July 27.
Police said the 17-year-old is being held at the juvenile detention center in Bridgeport, with a court date of Oct. 12. He was charged with first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree larceny.
The case involved a vehicle stolen from a Wilton driveway. The car’s GPS system later showed the vehicle was parked in Bridgeport, where it was immediately recovered. Surveillance footage from the area showed a male parking the stolen car in a parking lot. The suspect was later identified and arrested.
The youth is not believed to be connected to any other recent auto thefts in Wilton, police said.
A 39-year-old Wilton woman was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct Sept. 28 at 9:50 p.m. after a disturbance at a residence.
Officers arrived and investigated, and as a result arrested Letticia Fogarty. Police did not give her address because it is a domestic case.
She was released on $2,500 bond and appeared in court Oct. 1.
A 24-year-old Norwalk woman was charged with operating under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane Sept. 28 at 11:38 p.m. on Danbury Road
Police responded to the area of Danbury Road and Old Mill Road for a motor vehicle complaint. The 911 caller identified a blue Honda Accord with Texas plates driving north on Danbury Road. A traffic stop was initiated and it was determined that Taylor Ashtin Douglas of 500 West Avenue in Norwalk may have been under the influence. She failed the field sobriety test and refused to provide a breath sample.
She posted $260 bond and has a court date of Oct. 11.
A 73-year-old Danbury woman was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in the proper lane Sept. 30 at 7:36 p.m. on Danbury Road near the Norwalk city line.
Police said they received a motor vehicle complaint of a Subaru Legacy traveling erratically on Danbury Road.
An officer observed the vehicle traveling over the white lines several times and pulled it over near New Street. There was an odor of alcohol and she was unable to perform the field sobriety test to standard.
Virginia Cameron, of 5 The Crest Way, Danbury, had a blood alcohol content of 0.0518, police said. That is below the legal limit of 0.08, but a person can still be impaired with a lower level.
She was released on a promise to appear in court Oct. 11.
The Wilton Police Department responded to two family violence calls during the week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 2.