POUND RIDGE, N.Y. Pound Ridge police arrested two Connecticut men this past week and charged them both with unauthorized operation of a motor vehicle.
On Thursday, March 15, during a routine traffic stop on Salem Road, a DMV check revealed that Jose M. Zhunios driving privileges were suspended in New York State. Zhunio, 35, of Danbury, was arrested and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was also issued a ticket for failure to turn. Zhunio posted $200 bail and will return to court on April 2.
During a routine traffic stop Sunday on Westchester Avenue, a DMV check revealed that motorist Martin Dolphin was also driving with a suspended license. Dolphin, 54, of Stamford, was arrestrd and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also received a ticket for traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone. He was released on $100 bail and is due back in court on April 2.
The following items were also reported by Pound Ridge police:
Summons Issued: Policed ticketed a motorist on Salem Road on Wednesday, March 14, for disobeying a traffic control device No Right Turn.
Injured Raccoon: Police received a call on Thursday, March 15, reporting that a raccoon had been struck and injured by a vehicle on Westchester Avenue. Police dispatched the animal and it was removed by the highway department.
Speeding Complaint: Police received a complaint of a vehicle being operated at a high rate of speed on Westchester Avenue. Officers located the vehicle and the driver was counseled on driving habits.
Road Blocked: A report of a tree blocking Lower Trinity Road was made last Friday. The highway department was contacted and the tree was removed.
Open Burn: Police responded to a fire call Saturday on Parkview Road. An investigation revealed that the resident was conducting an open burn in his backyard. Police advised the Pound Ridge Fire Department to extinguish the fire and advised the homeowner that a permit was needed for an open burn.
Brush Fire: Police received a report of a brush fire Monday on London Road. The fire department responded and the fire was extinguished with no major problems.
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