New Canaan Man, 26, among Three Charged with DUI at Checkpoint

Police arrested three motorists—a New Canaan man, 26, Norwalk man, 41, and Stamford man, 45—at a DUI checkpoint on Saturday night.

Each of those charged with driving under the influence showed signs of intoxication and then failed field sobriety tests, according to a police report.

The checkpoint was at Old Stamford and Talmadge Hill Roads, according to the report, and the arrests came at 8:30, 8:38 and 9:31 p.m.

Blood-alcohol test results were not immediately available.

The New Canaan man, a resident of Jelliff Mill Road, additionally was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a license. The Norwalk man was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police also cited a 38-year-old Stamford man for drinking while driving after spotting an open beer in his car. That man passed field sobriety tests.

And a 25-year-old Glen Cove, N.Y. man at 12:50 a.m. on Sunday was charged with use and possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of more than .5 ounces of marijuana (.635 ounces), police said. He was released on $1,000 bond and scheduled to appear July 11 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.

The three drunk-driving motorists also were scheduled to appear next week.

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