Police: Man who fell over with motorcycle was intoxicated

Oland E. Smith
Oland E. Smith

Ledyard — A Gales Ferry man is facing charges after police said he fell over with his motorcycle while intoxicated Sunday.

Police were called to state Route 12 at 2:49 p.m. to assist the man. Officers located him near Old Quarry Road and opted to give him sobriety tests, which police said he failed.

Police charged Oland E. Smith, 67, of Thames View Pentway, Gales Ferry, with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving without a license.

Released on a $500 nonsurety bond, he is due in New London Superior Court May 10.

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