A resident of Orange was arrested June 19 for reportedly leading police on a motor vehicle chase, only stopping after he struck a police car, and then punching a police officer in the face.
On June 19, Milford police stopped a motor vehicle for traveling too fast and going through a red light in the area of Old Gate Lane and Woodmont Road, according to a police report.
The officers initiated contact with the driver, Frank Bontempo, 25, of 259 Currier Drive, Orange. But after stopping and speaking with officers, Bontempo fled the scene in his vehicle, police said. Bontempo’s vehicle eventually came to a stop when he struck a police vehicle.