Two vehicle crash leads to Drunk Driving Arrest
On December 11, 2012 at 1421 hours the Ledyard Police Department received multiple 911 calls regarding a head on crash having occurred on Route 12 at Christy Hill Road in Gales Ferry. The Ledyard Police Department, Gales Ferry Fire Department, Ledyard Fire Department, Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital Paramedic responded. No operators or passengers required transport to the hospital due to injury.
Investigation by the Ledyard Police Department found that a 1989 GMC operated by Joshua M. Olsen DOB 12-25-1978 of 21 Sherman Street, Norwich, Connecticut was traveling southbound on Route 12 when it crossed the center line striking a 2002 Dodge operated by Roger Kaufman DOB 07-15-1943 of 10 Sachem Road Uncasville, Connecticut which was traveling northbound. As a result of this investigation Joshua M. Olsen was arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs, Failure to Drive Right,and Failure to Maintain Insurance. Olsen was processed and released with a court date of 12/28/2012 at GA 10 New London.