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Hit-and-Run: The Motorist Offense Du Jour

According to Greenwich Police, two motorists charged in hit-and-run crashes; a third for not fessing up to driving without a license, registration, etc.

 

Three motorists were busted by Greenwich Police for a variety of offenses stemming from two separate hit-and-run crashes and a case of what police described as driving without a license, registration or insurance.

According to police reports, a Greenwich resident was arrested following a hit-abd-run crash just before 6 p.m. Jan. 3 on North Street. The victim gave police a description of the car and license plate number of a car that rear-ended  him and left the scene, according to the report. The driver told police he believed in was in a "near collision." However, damage to the man's car was consistent to a rear-end crash, police said.

Richard G. Reid, 22, of 22 Patterson Ave., Greenwich, was charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle, evading responsibility and following too close. He was released after posting a $100 bond and scheduled to appear Jan. 17 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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A hit-and-run crash investigation ended with the arrest of a 43-year-old Riverside woman in connection with an incident at the Cos Cob School on Jan. 7.

According to a police report, Danielle Rudolph, of 37 Sheephill Rd., is accused of hitting a parked car, getting out of her car and using a cell phone before leaving the scene about 8:45 a.m. Jan. 7. Rudolph returned to the accident sceneabout 20 minutes later after police contact her.

Rudolph was charged with evading responsibility and unsafe movement. She was released after posting a $250 bond. She was scheduled to appear Jan. 24 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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Greenwich Police who witnessed two vehicles pull into a Richland Road residence, one of which had license plates that belonged to another vehicle, eventually arrested the driver on a variety of motor vehicle charges.

According to a police report, none of the workers admitted driving the offending vehicle. Officers later determined the driver was Michael Sherwood, 48, of 15 Overland Dr., Stratford. He was charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle, operating without a license, misuse of plates, operating without insurance and interfering with an officer.

Sherwood posted a $500 bond and was scheduled to appear Jan. 14 in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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