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Bridgeport Man Charged With Cutting Off Police Cruiser In Fairfield

Orlando Daniel
Orlando Daniel Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Bridgeport man was charged with driving under the influence after he cut off a police cruiser on the Post Road in Fairfield early Sunday, police said.

Orlando Daniel, 27, of Laurel Avenue, was speeding west on the Post Road around 1:40 a.m., when he made a right turn onto Mill Plain Road directly in front of the police car, police said.

When pulled over, he failed field sobriety tests. He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane, police said.

He was released on $100 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 14.

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