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Woman arrested and faces DUI charge in Connecticut

A woman from Fairfield County has been arrested under suspicion of drunk driving, according to local sources. The 59-year-old woman was arrested July 10 and now faces a DUI charge. There is no word as to whether she has retained criminal defense counsel at this time, and she was scheduled to appear in a Connecticut court as of Aug. 4. 

According to the limited information available in the report, it appears the woman was seen driving her vehicle on Danbury Road near Grumman Hill around 1:06 a.m. on the morning in question. She appeared to be driving erratically, prompting officers to pull her over. Once there, police say they determined she was driving under the influence, though no specific mention of how they came to this conclusion was made. 

Woman faces DUI charge in Connecticut

A 61-year-old woman was charged on the night of July 24 for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Connecticut authorities in Branford arrested the woman, who now faces a DUI charge. So far, she has not been booked a court date, and it is unclear whether she remains in police custody at this time. 

No information was given in the report about the specifics of her detainment. However, it has been confirmed that she was pulled over the night of July 24 and that officers on the scene determined her to be intoxicated in some way. No mention was made in the report of whether police administered roadside sobriety testing or if any blood testing was done following her arrest. 

Woman in Connecticut faces DUI charge

A 48-year-old woman from New Canaan was arrested as a result of a warrant for two car accidents that happened back in February. Connecticut authorities arrested the woman on July 2 in connection with two possible drunk-driving crashes. She is facing a DUI charge and is expected back in court on Aug. 13. She has not entered a plea and it is unknown if she has retained criminal defense counsel. 

According to police, around 2:32 p.m. the afternoon of Feb. 6, police responded to reports that a vehicle had crashed into a car near the local YMCA in New Canaan before fleeing the scene. Apparently the vehicle crashed a second time into a stone wall near a Department of Transportation garage, leaving the scene a second time. Police caught up with her and arrested her in Norwalk. 

Possible DUI charge for Connecticut firefighter

A man believed to be responsible for a hit-and-run in Fairfield may also face drunk driving charges, according to a new report. The 22-year-old man was accused of hitting a pedestrian on the 4th of July before allegedly fleeing the scene. Now, Connecticut prosecutors are saying he may have also been drunk at the time of the accident. If he is convicted on a DUI charge, he could face up to 20 years in prison. 

According to the report, around 7:45 p.m. on July 4, the 22-year-old man allegedly struck a 32-year-old female pedestrian with the side mirror of his vehicle before driving away. The woman was later pronounced dead. Police said they encountered a vehicle matching witness descriptions of the hit-and-run car and arrested the driver the following evening. He was later released on $150,000 bond, with the understanding that he is not allowed to operate a motor vehicle until the trial is concluded. 

Connecticut woman hit with drunk driving charge

A woman in Fairfield County was arrested after driving erratically, according to local sources. Residents of the Connecticut neighborhood called police in the early morning of July 10. The woman in question is facing a drunk driving charge and is slated to appear in court on Aug. 4. 

According to the limited information in the report, officers received a complaint around 1 a.m. that a driver was operating her vehicle in a disorderly manner. Officers tracked the vehicle down on Danbury Road in Wilton and pulled the woman over. Police on the scene say the woman was allegedly driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. 

Man faces DUI charge following death of 6-year-old

A man involved in a collision that claimed the life of a 6-year-old girl is under arrest on suspicion of drinking and driving, according to police. Officers in Waterbury, Connecticut responded to the crash around 9:30 p.m. the night of July 5. The accused man now faces a DUI charge as well as multiple additional traffic charges. He was being held on a $750,000 bond pending his arraignment. 

According to the report, it appears the accused driver, who was driving a van, rear-ended a parked vehicle in the northbound lane of Baldwin Street. The impact was strong enough to push the parked car forward, striking a 29-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl and crushing them between two parked cars. A 30-year-old male pedestrian was also struck by the second vehicle. 

Man in Connecticut faces DUI charge

A man who was operating with a suspended license has been arrested for drunk driving, according to local sources. A Connecticut police captain arrested the man, who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, on the afternoon of June 13. He now faces a DUI charge as well as several other charges. He has been released on $500 bond and was set to appear in court later in the month. 

According to the report filed by the captain, he was nearly rear-ended by the 37-year-old driver, who narrowly avoided the collision only to nearly strike a family of four bicycling on the same road. The officer followed the man, who was allegedly observed to swerve back and forth across the road before he was stopped attempting to turn the wrong way into oncoming traffic. The captain approached the vehicle and said the driver smelled strongly of alcohol. 

Former Connecticut fire chief faces DUI charge

A man who used to run the firehouse in Cohanzie was arrested by police the night of June 12 under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Connecticut authorities apprehended the man, who recently resigned from his position after insensitive comments he posted on social media came to light. He now faces a DUI charge but has been released on $1,000 non-surety bond. No court date has been publicly announced. 

According to the report, police received a call the morning of June 12 from witnesses who said they saw a driver strike a stop sign before continuing onward. Police pulled the man over shortly thereafter. It is unclear from the report how the officers on the scene came to the determination that the man was under the influence. No record of roadside sobriety testing was included in the report. 

DUI charge filed against Connecticut man

A 53-year-old man is facing serious charges after an accident that may have permanently crippled another person. The accident occurred on Columbus Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut, around 3 p.m. on the afternoon of June 5th. The driver is facing a DUI charge with further charges pending against him. It is unclear whether he has retained defense counsel at this time.

According to the limited information available in the report, it appears the man was traveling on Columbus Avenue when he attempted to turn left. Another individual riding a moped was struck by his vehicle. The 69-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital with head trauma. Authorities say this individual could be permanently paralyzed as a result of the accident. 

Connecticut man charged with driving under the influence

A 32-year-old Easton man was taken into custody following a traffic stop on Route 59, according to local police. Connecticut police based in Monroe arrested the man after observing driving behavior they say is consistent with someone driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The man was later released on a $100 cash bond, and he is expected in Bridgeport for a court appearance on June 24. 

According to the report, police in Monroe received calls regarding an erratic northbound driver on Route 25. Officers caught up with the 32-year-old driver after observing that he was allegedly unable to keep his vehicle in the same lane. He was pulled over and asked to submit to field sobriety testing. He apparently refused the testing, allegedly telling police he was incapable of passing the tests.

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