South Windsor police make multiple arrests including DUI, failure to appear

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SOUTH WINDSOR — South Windsor Police Department made several arrests over a three-day period, involving charges ranging from driving under the influence to failure to appear in court.

On May 23 at 8 p.m., police arrested Edwin Figueroa-Rodriguez, 29, of East Hartford, after he rear-ended another vehicle at the intersection of Sullivan Avenue and Rye Street.

Figueroa-Rodriguez showed signs of alcohol impairment and failed the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, according to police.

He was charged with operating under the influence, operating without minimum insurance, and following too closely.

Figueroa-Rodriguez was released on a $1,000 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Manchester Superior Court on June 10 at 9 a.m.

The following day, May 24 at 2:19 p.m., Brittany G. O’Connor, 34, of Blandford, Massachusetts, was arrested on an active warrant for failure to appear in the second degree.

O’Connor was processed and released on a $500 surety bond, with a court date set for June 3 at 9 a.m. at Rockville Superior Court.

In the early hours of May 25 at 12:35 a.m., Tara Kellar, 36, of Hartford, was taken into custody after police conducted a welfare check at the Nitey Nite Motel on John Fitch Boulevard.

Kellar had left the motel but was later located at the nearby Pride Gas Station.

She was found to have two outstanding warrants for failure to appear in the second degree and was also charged with use of drug paraphernalia after officers discovered a glass smoking pipe on her person.

Kellar’s bond was set at $7,000, and she is expected to appear in Manchester Superior Court today at 9 a.m.

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