Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Connecticut man on a misdemeanor traffic charge.
On August 12, 2015 at 10:49 a.m., Deputy Sheriff Christopher Tompkins stopped a motorist who had committed a traffic violation on Hill and Dale Road in the Town of Kent. The deputy determined that the driver, identified as Antonio Moreno, 39, of 16 Rockhurst Drive, Waterbury, Connecticut was driving while his privilege to operate a motor vehicle in the State of New York was suspended. The deputy arrested Mr. Moreno and charged him with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree, a misdemeanor. The defendant was processed at the Putnam County Correctional Facility and released after posting $200.00 cash bail. The defendant will be required to appear in the Town of Kent Justice Court to answer the charge at a later date.
If found guilty of the misdemeanor charge, the defendant could face up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.00.