Norwich PD: Jewett City man charged for committing hit-and-run

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Norwich police report a man was arrested for allegedly committing a hit-and-run near Backus Hospital on Saturday morning.

Police say Jared Minski, 29, of Jewett City drove away from the scene after a crash, then parked and left the car near Fanning Avenue.  A K9 tracked Minski down and located him at the cemetery on Lafayette Street. He was waiting for a ride out of the area, police said.

Minski later admitted to police he was the operator of the hit-and-run car.

Minski received multiple charges including Reckless Driving, Operating a vehicle without registration and insurance, and Possession of Narcotics.

He is set at a $7,500 cash bond.

There were no injuries reported at the scene of the crash.

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