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Police: DUI for Woman, 51, Who Didn’t Realize What Town She Was Driving In

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A 51-year-old woman charged with driving while under the influence was stopped by a police officer after the officer saw her swerving her car out of its lane several times and turning without using a blinker police said. Darien police described what happened with this account, including accusations not proven in court:

At 12:33 a.m., Thursday, March 7, the officer, who was on the Post Road near Thorndal Circle, saw a black Mercedes sedan headed east on the Post Road, swerving out of its lane several times before it turned into a parking lot without using a blinker. When the officer spoke to the driver, a Fairfield resident, she said she was driving home from Stamford. Asked if she knew where she was, she said she believed she was in Fairfield. The officer smelled an alcoholic drink coming from her.


Police: DUI for Driver, Angry and Drunk, Harassing Another Motorist

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If you’ve got almost three times the legal limit for alcohol in your bloodstream, getting behind the wheel is a bad idea. Getting behind the wheel in that condition and then getting so angry at another driver that you follow her is a worse idea. Darien police say that’s what a 30-year-old man did early Sunday evening. Right up to the Darien Police Headquarters on Hecker Avenue, where the victim drove, police said. Here’s what else police said, including accusations not proven in court:

Police received a call from a woman who told them a red Toyota that had been following her, had been traveling extremely fast and almost struck her when she was parked in Rowayton, picking up her 11-year-old daughter.