Minor arrested for drunk driving

NEW MILFORD — An 18-year-old New Preston teen is facing drunken driving and drug possession charges after being stopped for speeding in New Milford.

Zachary Nicholas, of Flirtation Avenue, New Preston was stopped Aug. 13 about u p.m. at 104 Danbury Road in New Milford driving a grey 2001 Jeep Cherokee over the speed limit, police said.

The subsequent investigation and field testing led to Nicholas arrest on charges of operation of a motor vehicle by a minor with an elevated blood alcohol content speeding, possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than half-an-ounce of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nicholas was released on $500 bond with a court date of Aug. 28 in Superior Court in Bantam.