According to just-released reports, Bethel police responded to reports of a car accident on Gemini Road at about 9:24 Saturday night to find a driver allegedly under the influence had hit two parked cars.
Police say Matthew O'Dell, 33, of Bethel, had veered off the road and hit two cars sitting in a driveway. Officers allegedly suspected O'Dell might be under the influence, and according to reports, field tests confirmed he was. He was arrested and released on bond, with a court date scheduled for March 26.
O'Dell was charged with operating under the influence and traveling unreasonably fast, but police did not specify how fast he was going at the time.