Failure to Move Over Violation Results in DUI Arrest in Killingly
On 11/12/2023, at approximately 12:30 a.m., two Troopers assigned to Troop D in Danielson were conducting a traffic stop on I-395 northbound in the area of Exit 38 in Killingly. As one of the Troopers was walking back toward their parked cruiser the Trooper observed an approaching Ford Explorer, which drove past the Troopers’ cruisers without reducing its speed or moving over one lane. The Trooper observed no other vehicles or hazards that would have prevented the vehicle from moving over to the left lane safely.
The Trooper then initiated a traffic stop on the Ford Explorer in the area of I-395 northbound in the area of Exit 41. The Ford’s operator, positively identified as, Nicholas Bisesti, DOB 05/24/1978, of Framingham, Massachusetts, explained he was traveling from Uncasville back to his home in Framingham. While speaking with Bisesti and a passenger in the vehicle, the Trooper detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the within the vehicle.
Bisesti was asked to exit the vehicle and during their interactions, Troopers observed that Bisesti was exhibiting signs of possible impairment. Bisesti admitted to consuming alcohol prior to driving and agreed to participate in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which were not performed to standard.
Based upon information obtained during the on-scene investigation, Bisesti was taken into custody, transported to Troop D where he was processed and charged with the following:
C.G.S.14-227a, Operating Under the Influence of Drugs and/or Alcohol
C.G.S.14-238b(b(1, Failure to Reduce Speed/Move Over for Stationary Emergency Vehicles.
Bisesti was released on a $1,000 cash/surety bond and is scheduled for arraignment on 11/28/2023, at Danielson Superior Court.