Police: Driver Missed Curve, Crashed into Ridgedale Road House

According to reports, the driver was under the influence and had marijuana in the car at the time of the accident.


A Bethel man was arrested Sunday in an early-morning accident when his car allegedly failed to negotiate a curve and slammed into a Ridgedale Road house.

Police say Robert Braden, 20, was driving at about 1:36 a.m. when he failed to keep right on a curve. (According to the arrest report, Braden was traveling too fast for conditions, although his speed was not listed.) Upon arrival at the scene, police allegedly discovered his car had slammed into the house, causing minor damage.

Police allegedly discovered Braden was driving under the influence, and had over 1/2 ounce of marijuana in his possession, according to reports. He was arrested and released on bond.


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Francesco A.A. Mastracchio December 11, 2012 at 01:56 PM
And these people want to legalize marijuana?!
Laura E. December 11, 2012 at 02:47 PM
Alcohol is legal and people still abuse it and drink and drive. Clearly whether a substance is legal or not doesn't prevent people from being irresponsible.
JSM December 11, 2012 at 07:58 PM
similar thing happened in September on Reservoir Street
Rick December 12, 2012 at 10:34 PM
serves you right for driving drunk, dumbass!!!!!!!!!!!
Emma December 14, 2012 at 02:16 AM
he lives behind me ands my neighbor :P


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