Tolland Police Blotter: Feb. 9 - 20

The following arrest reports, provided by Connecticut State Police Troop C in Tolland, are accurate as of February 20, 2012. Items on this list reflect charges filed, not convictions.

February 9

A Tolland resident was involved in a two-car accident on Mile Hill Road. Coventry resident Bruce Michaud rear-ended the car of Tolland resident John Haigis, according to police. Michaud was issued a written warning for failure to drive a reasonable distance apart, police report. 

February 12

Tolland resident Christian Devaux was involved in a one-car accident, according to police. Police report that Devaux was driving on Old Post Road when the car traveled off the right shoulder and struck several trees. Devaux was taken to Rockville Hospital for observation, police report. Devaux was issued a written warning for an improper turn, according to police.

February 15

Police responded to a three-car accident on Route 195 near Big Y. East Hartford resident Deepa Pednekar hit the car in front of her, causing it to hit a third vehicle, according to police. Pednekar was issued an infraction for following too close, police report.

A Tolland resident was involved in a one-car accident on Plains Road. Loralyn Fowler lost control of her vehicle while driving on the icy road, traveled off the left shoulder and hit a tree, according to police. No injuries were reported.

A First Student school bus with three students onboard was driving on South River Road when driver Lois Hartenstein lost control of the bus due to icy conditions, police report. The bus hit a mailbox and utility pole, according to police. No injuries were reported. Following the accident, the Tolland Highway Department applied treatment to several roads in the area, police report.

February 16

Police responded to a two-car accident on Route 195 near Norwegian Woods. Willington resident Caitlyn Bard struck a Storrs resident from behind, police report. No injuries were reported. Bard was issued a written warning for following too close, according to police.


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