|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2009
STATE POLICE MAKE ARREST IN EVADING ACCIDENT
State Police continued their investigation in an attempts to locate Operator #2 who fled from this accident scene after striking a State Police Cruiser.
During their investigation, Troopers identified and located the evading operator at 50 Ann Street in New Haven.
State Troopers were dispatched to that location and Operator #2 was placed into custody without incident. He was transported to Troop-G Bridgeport where he was processed and held on bond.
ARRESTED: Kendrick R. Towles DOB 07/21/73
18 Ridge St, New Haven, CT
CHARGES: Interfering with an police officer 53a-167a,
Evading responsibility in operation of a motor vehicle 14-224b,
Striking an officer with a motor vehicle 14-223a,
Operating under suspension 14-215 ,
No insurance 14-213b CGS, Operating unregistered MV 14-12a
Traveling too fast for conditions 14-218a CGS.
Accused Towles was held on a $7500 bond to appear at GA #23 on 07/17/09.
Tpr. Buffington #467 is recovering at home. She is expected to miss several days of work due to injuries sustained in the motor vehicle accident.
Lt. J. Paul Vance