New Milford motorist charged as underage drinker

NEW MILFORD — A 20-year-old New Milford man was charged with underaged drinking after he stopped for racing on Route 7 early Sunday, police said.

Christopher Johnson, of Hine Road, was found to have an elevated blood-alcohol level as a result of the 1:55  a.m. incident, police said.

Johnson was also cited for racing and speeding after an officer observed two cars headed north at a high rate of speed. The other driver got away, police said.

Johnson was  released on $2,000 bond pending an appearance in state Superior Court in Bantam on March 17.

John Pirro