Made to stop at crash scene, driver accused of punching, biting officer

By Bruce Burdett
Posted 5/18/17

WESTPORT — Perturbed that he had to wait while an accident was cleared, a Westport man is accused of punching and then biting an officer who told him to get back into his car.

The officer, …

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