Minor arrested for drunk driving

NEW MILFORD — A 19-year-old New Preston teen is facing charges of drunk driving and drug possession after being stopped for speeding in New Milford.

Zachary Nicholas, of Flirtation Avenue, New Preston was arrested Aug. 13 about 7 p.m. at 104 Danbury Road in New Milford after a traffic stop. Following the investigation and field test, he was charged with operation of a motor vehicle by a minor with an elevated blood alcohol content, speeding, possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 1/2 an ounce of cannabis, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nicholas was released on $500 bond with a court date Aug. 25 in Superior Court in Bantam.


Susan Tuz