A New Haven police officer who’s going through costs in connection to a crash in Las Vegas that killed one other officer final week has posted bail.
New Haven police officer Robert Ferraro, 34, posted bail and is predicted to be launched quickly, jail data state.
Ferraro is going through costs together with DUI of alcohol and/or managed or prohibited substance leading to loss of life and reckless driving, in line with Nevada courtroom data.
Ferraro appeared in courtroom in Las Vegas on Saturday the place courtroom data present his bail was reset to $100,000. He has since made bail and is due in courtroom once more tomorrow.
As a part of the circumstances, Ferraro should keep out of bother and isn’t allowed to have alcohol or drive, courtroom data present. He should additionally undergo digital monitoring.
In response to Las Vegas investigators, witnesses within the space noticed a 2020 Rolls-Royce dashing down a Las Vegas avenue earlier than it crashed into one other automotive, utility poles and a fireplace hydrant round 4 a.m. on Friday. Police added that the automotive additionally flipped over a number of occasions after that.
Authorities mentioned as a result of impression, New Haven officer Joshua Castellano was ejected from the automotive and was given life-saving measures on the scene. He was then taken to the hospital, however later died from his accidents, they added.
On Saturday, New Haven Police Chief Renee Dominguez mentioned Castellano was a seven 12 months veteran and was employed in July of 2014. She mentioned when he was within the police academy, everybody knew he had one thing that wasn’t teachable.
Dominguez remembered Castellano as being a person who got here to work day by day completely satisfied to be there, did his job with ardour, was compassionate and was the entire bundle.
She mentioned he labored very laborious and everybody had a narrative about him. Most not too long ago, Castellano was assigned to the capturing activity power. Earlier than that he was within the Hill District and earlier than that, the Westville district.
“The grief and the ache that the women and men of the police division are going by is that of a brother,” Dominguez mentioned.
Castellano was the passenger in a automotive with three different New Haven officers, together with Ferraro, who was driving, officers mentioned.
The opposite passengers within the automotive and the driving force of one other automotive concerned suffered minor accidents, police mentioned.
New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker launched this assertion:
“My ideas and condolences are with the household of Officer Castellano in addition to his buddies and colleagues on the New Haven Police Division,” mentioned Mayor Justin Elicker in an announcement. “Officer Castellano served our group for seven years. We’re grateful for Officer Castellano’s service; he can be enormously missed.”
The Las Vegas Police Division continues to research the crash.