On Saturday, 02/26/2022 at approximately 0301 hours, Troop I received emergency 911 calls of a vehicle driving the wrong way on RT 8 southbound near Exit #20. The vehicle was stopped on the RT 8 southbound Exit #22 entrance ramp by Seymour Police Department. The operator was identified as Michael Brown (DOB 02/28/1967). Troopers observed Brown to have glassy and bloodshot eyes. While speaking to Brown, Troopers detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his mouth as he spoke. Troopers administered Standardized Field Sobriety Tests to Brown, which he failed to perform to standard. Brown was placed under arrest for violating C.G.S. 14-227a Operating Under the Influence, C.G.S. 14-237 Driving Wrong Way on Divided Highway, and C.G.S. 14-213 Failure to Carry License. Brown was transported to Troop I in Bethany without incident. Brown was processed and released on a $1,500.00 non-surety bond set by SGT Sawyer #170. Brown is scheduled to appear at GA05 Derby Superior Court on 03/18/2022 at 0900 hours. Brown was released to his brother.

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Stephen Krauchick

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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