Matthew Meehan, 20, of 635 Old Woodbury Rd. in Southbury, was charged with DWI and underage possession of alcohol after Southbury police observed him driving erratically on Sunday, January 8 at 3:18 a.m.
Meehan was observed going through a red traffic light without stopping on Rt. 188 in the vicinity of I-84 exit 16, according to police reports. During a search of the vehicle police also located a bottle of liquor.
Meehan was released on 1,000 non-surety bond with an appearance in Waterbury Superior Court pending.
Tyler McLellan, 22, of 112 Thistle Ln. in Southington, was charged with DWI after Southbury police observed him operating a vehicle with two people riding on the hood on Saturday, January 7 at approximately 3:48 a.m.
Mclellan’s vehicle had run out of gas approaching Southbury Mobil and was coasting into the station while the other passengers had been pushing the vehicle, according to police reports.
McLellan was also charged with operating a motor vehicle with passengers outside of the vehicle. He was released on $2,500 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in Waterbury Superior Court on January 18.
A Southbury woman’s vehicle was broken into on Main Street South in Southbury on Friday, January 6 at approximately 4 p.m. Access to the vehicle was gained by breaking the driver’s window and a purse was taken from the vehicle, according to police.