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Man Clocked At 120 In BMW, Charged With DUI

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$4,940 in cash seized following the traffic stop (State Police photo)

$4,940 in cash seized following the traffic stop (State Police photo)

State Police say clocked a Seymour man traveling at 120 miles an hour in a BMW Friday night on Route 25 southbound in Bridgeport.

Police say they pulled over John Connelly, 26, near Exit 5 and found that he was impaired. Connelly was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving.

Troopers say they found a large amount of prescription pills in a non-prescription container and nearly $5,000 in cash. That resulted in additional charges of possession of narcotics and possession with intent to sell.

Connelly is free on $10,000 bond and due in Bridgeport Superior Court April 12.

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