Police: Conn. Man's License Was Suspended 5 Times

The Putnam County Sheriff's Office provided the following information. It does not indicate a conviction.

Police say an unlicensed operation arrest in Southeast led to the discovery of a hypodermic instrument last week.

According to a press release from the , Sandy Hook, Conn. resident Stephen D. Karolczuk, 29, is facing two misdemeanors following an Aug. 14 arrest.

Deputy Sheriff Michael Neuner initially stopped Karolczuk for an alleged traffic violation on Route 6 in Southeast around 7:45 p.m. that day. He determined that the defendant's "privilege to operate a vehicle in the state of New York had been suspended five times on three separate dates," the release states.

Police say Neuner also found Karolczuk to be in possession of a hypodermic instrument. He was arrested and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument, both of which are misdemeanors.

Karolczuk is awaiting a court appearance in the Town of Southeast.


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