Columbia - Youth Fined
Youth Fined A two - hour session of Justice Court was held in Yeomans Hall Thursday night. Kenneth Lee Brady, 16, of North Westchester was found guilty of the charge evading responsibility and fined $50, $20 of which was remitted. Newton B. Smith presided over the session and Chauncey M. Squier Sr., was prosecutor. The charge was made "due to an accident Feb. 1 when Brady's car, cutting in too short, caught the bumper of an auto driven by Peter Slauta of Willimantic, which was dragged some distance before the cars broke away. Brady was said to have turned off his lights, speeded up and turned off into a secluded spot where he could not be found. later returning to his home. Abraham Sherman of 55 Barrows Ave., Willimantic, who was just behind the two cars, caught the license number, and went with Slauta to report the accident. State Police went with him to the Brady home, where they were refused admittance. Later however, Mrs. Brady, went with her son to Colchester Barracks. He was arrested Feb. 2 by State Policeman Richard Power who presented him for trial Thursday evening, after two continuances. Several witnesses were presented on both sides. Among these was Donald Taylor, who was with Brady at the time of the accident.