OMG PD: Week Ending August 7

A look at some of the interesting police cases across the state.

The case: An Enfield man was arrested on DUI and drug charges early Wednesday morning.

The OMG-PD twist: The man, Peter Jerrod Hennessy, 27, of 23 Colonial Dr. in Enfield, was found passed out in the car and slumped over the steering wheel on Route 83. Hennessy was unresponsive and the car's doors were locked. Police had to force their way into the car.

The case: A Manchester man was arrested for second-degree breach of peace in Vernon on Tuesday night.

The OMG-PD twist: The man, Todd Bostock, 29, of 15 West St. in Manchester, was arrested for dispensing something besides gasoline at the Ravi station on Windsor Avenue in Vernon. A police officer parked across the street witnessed Bostock expose himself and urinate between his vehicle and the gas pumps.

The case: New Canaan Police responded to a call for assistance regarding a car at the town's Mead Park.

The OMG-PD twist: The car’s owner, Mark Weiss of New Canaan, told police he was having trouble with the car battery, and that he may have accidentally left the car in neutral while trying to restart it, and did not set the parking brake when he got out of the car. The New Canaan Fire Department provided divers to assist with the recovery, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was called in case the car leaked fluids in the water.

The case: A Westport teenager faces drug charges after police responded to a report of a vessel in distress and people in the water yelling for help in the Saugatuck River off of Harbor Road in Westport.

The OMG-PD twist: . It isn't clear how the accused and possible other passengers disembarked from the vessel. No injuries were reported.

The case: Pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic in Greenwich was diverted when electrical wires went down in the center of that town.

The OMG-PD twist: by a driver ignoring instructions to detour around the area. The fire patrolman's outer clothing was reportedly caught on the side mirror of the accused's car.


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