Drunk driver blows past security at power plant www.privateofficer.com
MIDDLETOWN CT Nov 27 2010 – A New Britain man reportedly blew past security guards and drove his car into the Kleen Energy Plant while intoxicated, police said.
Police said Philip Banker, 25, 41 Winthrop St., turned into the Kleen Energy Power Plant on River Road on Nov. 20 at 3:12 a.m.
Banker disregarded the commands of security staff at the gated entrance and proceeded onto the property without consent.
Police were called to the scene and found the suspect on the northern-most part of the parking lot. Banker admitted to driving past security guards and appeared confused and disoriented, police said.
He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and simple trespass. Banker was released from custody after posting a $500 bond and scheduled to appear in Middletown Superior Court on Nov. 29.