Darien Driving While Under the Influence 2018

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Police: DUI for Man, 38, Found Putting Trash in a Downtown Business Dumpster

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When a police officer saw a man toss some garbage into the dumpster behind a business near the corner of the Post Road and Corbin Drive early Sunday morning, then start driving away, the officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the man, police said. That led to the man’s arrest on a charge of driving while intoxicated, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Intoxicated Darien Driver, 18, Damages Wall, Drives Off on Flat Tires

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A Darien teenager, driving with a blood-alcohol amount well over the legal limit, hit a wall on the property of a Raymond Street resident early Sunday morning, then drove away in the heavily damaged vehicle, which had several flat tires, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Man With 4X Legal Alcohol Limit in Him Found Passed Out, Behind Wheel, Engine Running

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When Darien police answered a call from Sedgwick Avenue about a car parked at the end of a resident’s driveway for 20 minutes, its engine running, they found a man slumped behind the wheel, unconscious, with four times the legal limit for blood-alcohol content, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: Woman, 28, Drove Under the Influence, Swerved on Hoyt Street

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After watching a woman who didn’t stop for a stop sign, then swerved while driving an SUV north on Hoyt Street, crossing over the double yellow line, a Darien police officer stopped the driver and found she was behind the wheel while under the influence, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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[UPDATED] Police: Intoxicated Man With Beer, Drugs Crashes Car at DHS Campus Just After School Thursday

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A man later found with cans of beer and narcotics crashed his vehicle and was found unconscious by police after his vehicle jumped the curb off the Darien High School loop roadway on Thursday, less than 20 minutes after school was let out, police said. [This article has been updated twice (as noted below).]

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Police: Brooklyn Dodger Turns Self In After 18 Years of Avoiding Court

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A Brooklyn, NY man, now 43, had been dodging his required appearances in state Superior Court in Stamford for more than 18 years since his arrest on a driving-while-intoxicated charge in Darien, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Man, 50, Charged With Failure to Appear in Court for 24 Years After DUI Arrest at Age 26

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On July 12, 1994, a man now living in North Carolina, then aged 26, was driving while intoxicated in Darien and got arrested for it, police allege. He didn’t show up for court at some point, police say, and his rearrest was ordered on Sept. 7, 1994, according to state court records. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Darien Man After Vehicle Crash Injures Passenger [UPDATE]

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A passenger was injured and taken to a hospital late Sunday afternoon after a sport utility vehicle driven by 47-year-old Darien man crashed into a retaining wall at the Avalon Darien apartment complex, police said. The man, who lives at the complex, was charged with driving while under the influence, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for 26-Year-Old Man at 2 AM on Interstate 95

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A man driving in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Exit 10 was swerving from the center lane to the breakdown lane several times before a Darien police officer pulled over his car and later charged him with driving while under the influence, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Man, 64, Driving Slowly and Erratically on Old Kings Hwy North

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A 64-year-old driver was reported to police as driving in an erratic way on Old Kings Highway North, near Goodwives Shopping Center on Palm Sunday evening, and then charged with driving while under the influence after officers themselves saw his driving, Darien police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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